Maranda is a baby girl’s name of Latin origin that means “marvelous, admirable, wonderful” and comes from the Latin term “mirandus”. Maranda is a less common variant spelling of Miranda that was popular for the last three decades of the 20th century.

Meaning of the name Maranda:

Latin: marvelous, admirable, wonderful

Origin of the name Maranda:

Maranda is a Latin baby girl’s name that means “marvelous, admirable, wonderful”. Maranda is a variant spelling of Miranda and derives from the Latin term “mirandus”.

Symbolism of the name Maranda:

Maranda has a namesake in the Red Maranda, which is a type of flowering plant known as a prayer plant. This nickname comes from the way that the leaves of prayer plants fold together at night and resemble hands folded in prayer.

Style of the name Maranda:


Gender of the name Maranda:

Maranda is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Maranda:


Number of syllables in the name Maranda:


Emotion evoked from the name Maranda:

Maranda evokes feelings of success and confidence.

Alternative spellings for the name Maranda:

Meranda, Miranda, Mirandah, Myranda

Nicknames for the name Maranda:

Popularity of the name Maranda:

According to the Social Security Administration, Maranda is a popular baby girl’s name. Maranda was in the top 1000 baby names list from 1974 to 2001. It peaked at #407 in 1994.

Related names for the name Maranda:

Great middle names for the name Maranda and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Maranda:

  • Maranda Curtis (American singer)
  • Maranda Bruckner (American entrepreneur)
  • Maranda (American actress)
  • Maranda Scott (American educator)
  • Maranda Williams (American entrepreneur)

Marandas in popular culture:

  • Maranda (video games, “Final Fantasy VI”)
  • Maranda (film, “Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising”)
  • Maranda the Hedgehog (video games, “Sonic the Hedgehog” franchise)
  • Maranda (video games, “Ara Fell”)
  • Maranda (video games, “Mass Effect” series)