Amandine

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Gender: F Meaning of Amandine: "much-loved" Origin of Amandine: French, diminutive of Amanda

This fragrant, almond-scented name has hardly been heard in this country, which is a pity--we've loved it since John Malkovich used it for his now grown daughter.

A French diminutive of Amanda, it was the birth name of novelist George Sand--born Amandine Aurore Lucile-- and is in the Top 100 in France.

Of course, amandine is also a French culinary term for a garnish of almonds.

Famous People Named Amandine

Amandine Malkovich, b. 1990, daughter of actor John Malkovich
Amandine Chantal Henry, French soccer player

Pop Culture References for the name Amandine

The French word for "almond" is "amande"
Mother of protagonist October "Toby" Daye in Seanan MacGuire's series
Amandine Poulain, character from "Amelie"