Mandy (name)

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Pronunciation MAN-dee
Gender Female
Word/name English
Meaning Lovable
Other names
Related names Amanda, Miranda, Armand, Mandel, Emmanuel, Manda, Mandie, Mandi

Mandy is a nickname or a given name. It is either used as a short form (hypocorism) of the female names Amanda or Miranda, or as a nickname for the male names Armand, Armando, Mandel or Emmanuel or Mandeep. Variants, for both male and female, include Mandi, Mandie and Manda.

Its usage as a popular female nickname can be traced back to at least the beginning of the 20th century, with the song "Mandy" by Irving Berlin in 1919, and the Joyce Lankester Brisley's children's books of Milly-Molly-Mandy in the 1920s.

Given name[edit]

  • Mandy Juruni (male, born 1967), Ugandan basketball coach
  • Mandy Yachad (male, born 1960), South African cricketer and field hockey player



Fictional characters[edit]