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Maybe you have a friend or relative called Amanda that you want to find a nickname for? But you may want to stay away from some of the more traditional nicknames.
In this article, we have put together some of our favorite nicknames for Amanda. Some are uncommon and probably have come about from personal experience rather than being traditional.
But first of all, let’s take a quick look at where the name Amanda comes from and its meaning.
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The Meaning Of Amanda
Amanda is of Latin origin and means worthy of being loved. The name also has biblical context – Amanda means Agape in the Bible and the English translation of that is love!
The name was first recorded in England in 1212 on a birth certificate. But it didn’t become popular until the baby boom of the middle of the 20th century. If you love the name Amanda but you are having a boy do not despair as there is a male version of the name: Amandus.
Amanda is a universally recognized name and is commonly used in a variety of cultures all over the world. But it is most popular in English speaking countries, Puerto Rico, Sweden, and Finland.
Popular Nicknames For Amanda
- Manda Panda
- Daa Daa
- Ammy Danidily
- Minnie Mandy
Cool Nicknames For Amanda
- Triple A
Funny Nicknames For Amanda
- Handy Mandy
- Tha Amantha
- Miss Mand-nificent
- Mandy Maddy
Cute Nicknames For Amanda
Famous People Named Amanda
It will not surprise you that a name that was one of the biggest trends of the 1980s has some famous namesakes. Here are some of those famous Amanda’s from past and present.
- Amanda Bynes – An American actress who rose to fame as a Nickelodeon child star in the 1990s.
- Amanda Peet – American actress known for her roles in Something’s Gotta Give and A Lot Like Love.
- Amanda Seyfried – Famous for her roles in Mean Girls and Mamma Mia.
- Amanda Schull – Best known for her roles in One Tree Hill and Pretty Little Liars.
- Mandy Moore – American singer and actress, known for her roles in A Walk To Remember and the TV drama This Is Us.
International Variations Of Amanda
There are variations of the name Amanda used all over the globe. Here are some of our favorite variations of Amanda. These variations could also be used as a cool alternative to a nickname.
The Final Thought
There are some great options for nicknames for Amanda in our list. They range from super cute, to traditional and then on to the more unique. But remember that nicknames tend to come about due to a personal connection and are usually the result of a funny story or event.
Nicknames often reflect the depth of your friendship or relationship with that person. This means that you may have an Amanda in your life with a completely unique nickname that actually has very little to do with her name.