Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Amanda f. Latin amanda 'meant to be loved'.

Withycombe s.n. Amanda is incorrect when she says it is an invention of the 17th century.

Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Amanda". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Amanda.