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Gender: Female Meaning of Amada: "loved" Origin of Amada: Feminine variation of Amado, Spanish

The name Amada is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "loved". Amada and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Love and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

Amada is an unusual Spanish name that's becoming more famous thanks to Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes, who named their second daughter Amada Lee and their first Esmeralda Amada. Amada was also the name of two characters played by Mendes and, not coincidentally, her grandmother's name. In 2015, it was used for only 21 girls while brother name Amado was used for twice as many girls, but we predict the name will become more popular thanks to its new star power. Related names include the Latin saints' name Amatus, the musical Amadeo, and even Amy and Amanda.

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Famous People Named Amada

Amada Lee Gosling and Esmeralda Amada Gosling, daughters of actors Eva Mendes & Ryan Gosling
Amada García, Spanish revolutionary

Pop Culture References for the name Amada

Lt. Shiro Amada, main character in the anime 08th MS Team
Amada Juarez, character in "We Own the Night"
Amada, Egyptian temple in Nubia


Yessica Says:


Looks too much like Amanda.

indiefendi2 Says:


I think Amada deserves a real description. It's a lovely name!