The name Amandine is a girl's name of French origin meaning "much-loved". Amandine 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:
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.