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Gender: Female Meaning of Ananda: "bliss" Origin of Ananda: Hindi

The name Ananda is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "bliss". Ananda and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

Genuine Indian name some parents turn to as an Amanda alternative; also connected to a network of spiritual communities.

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Famous People Named Ananda

Ananda Lewis, late 90s MTV personality.

Pop Culture References for the name Ananda

Anand is the male form.



fromtheocean12 Says:


This isn't actually pronounced like Amanda at all, it's more AWN-un-dha.