[ uh-man-duh ]
/ əˈmæn də /


a female given name: from a Latin word meaning “beloved.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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fem. proper name, literally "worthy to be loved," fem. of Latin amandus "pleasing," gerundive of amare "to love" (see Amy). A top 10 list name for girls born in U.S. between 1976 and 1995.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper