Meaning:fit to be loved, lovable
Love the idea of a retro-cool name for your daughter? Consider Amanda. Popular in the 1880s but sizzling hot in the 1980s, when it held tight to the top 5 grouping on the baby-name charts for the entire decade, Amanda has never lost its genteel nature or charm. It’s no shock, then, that it comes from the Latin word for “lovable,” which perfectly describes your precious girl. If you want a cute nickname, call her Mandy, just like the parents of Amanda Leigh Moore did; you know her from "This Is Us."

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Source: Social Security Administration

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