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.

England
Walloon
1591 Amandine RWC p. 563; 1593 Amandine ibid. p. 564
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Amanda". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2018, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2018/1/name/Amanda.