Ancient Sanskrit word Amanda (Sanskrit अमन्द) literally means not slow. Amanda refers to an active or a bright person.
Reference of Amanda is found in Riga Veda where this name means active or merry. It means bright or not dull. This name also founds reference in Rajtarangini (राजतरंगिणी) where Amanda denotes someone important or something in a large quantity.
Amanda is also used by lexicographers like Amar Singh or Hemchandra in their writings in which Amanda means a tree.
As we can clearly see in the chart Amand is not popular in the USA but Amanda is a highly popular name in the USA. And Amanda is from other than Sanskrit origin name too. So Amand and Amanda are not much popular in India.
Amanda is a short, sweet and stylish name. Amanda has a nice meaning and it sounds good too. Amanda has some mythological significance also.
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