MIRANDA
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: mə-RAN-də   [key]
Meaning & History
Derived from Latin mirandus meaning "admirable, wonderful". The name was created by Shakespeare for the heroine in his play 'The Tempest' (1611). It did not become a common English given name until the 20th century. This is also the name of one of the moons of Uranus.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Marinda, Myranda
DIMINUTIVES: Randi, Randy
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