Spanish and Italian form of Amarantha

Amaranta Origin and Meaning

The name Amaranta is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "unfading".

Amaranta is the unusual and intriguing Latinate form of the Greek botanical name Amarantha, which connects to an eternal mythical figure. An excellent choice for the parent who wants an A name but wishes to move beyond the usual complement of names from Amelia to Annabel.

Amaranta in Pop Culture

  • Amarantawife to Bartolus in "The Spanish Curate" (1647 play)
  • Amarantacharacter in 100 Years of Solitude by Colombian Nobel,Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez
  • Amarantaclosing character of the song "88 Lines About 44 Women" by the Nails