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Gender: Female Meaning of Amaranta: "unfading" Origin of Amaranta: Spanish and Italian form of Amarantha

The name Amaranta is a girl's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "unfading". Amaranta and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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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.

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Pop Culture References for the name Amaranta

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


carissaaa Says:


I love the idea of this name--I find it musical and beautiful, and love the meaning--but I don't think I could actually use it. Seems cumbersome and leans a little too exotic and florid for most English-speakers.