[ 2 syll. man-da, ma-nda ] The baby girl name Manda is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as MAEND-ah †. Manda is of Latin and Sanskrit origin. It is used mainly in English.
Manda is a shortening (English) of the English, Finnish, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish Amanda.
Manda is also a shortening of the Indian Mandara.
Manda is unusual as a baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 1902 with 0.009% of baby girls being named Manda. It had a ranking of #682 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then, and is currently of only sporadic use. Among the family of girl names directly related to Manda, Amanda was the most widely used in 2012. Manda has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls.
† Pronunciation for Manda: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"