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Amanda [ uh-man-duh ][1] is a female given name. It comes from Latin language. The name means "she who must be loved" or "worthy of love".[2] The name Amanda first appeared in 1212 in birth records from England. It was not until around the 1700s that the name became popular. This name became very popular in the United States starting in the 1930s. The name was especially popular in the United States starting in 1978 and ending in 1992. In 2009 the name was ranked at 166. Famous people with the name include Amanda Bynes, Amanda Seyfried and Amanda Blake. This name was ranked #475 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

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  1. "Definition of Amanda |". Retrieved 2023-04-04.
  2. "Amanda name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-04-04.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-04-04.