Vera-Ellen performing the number "Mandy" from "White Christmas"

Meaning: “Lovable”
Gender: Female
Pronunciation: MAN-dee
Origin: English
Other forms of the name: Mandie, Mandi, Mandee

Even though it is cutesy, Mandy has sort of a pretty sound, and a lovely connection to Christmas via the 1954 movie “White Christmas” starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Rosemary Clooney, and Vera-Ellen. One of the numbers in the movie is called “Mandy” where they all rehearse for the show. It is amazing to watch Vera-Ellen dance.

The name Mandy is a nickname for the name Amanda. There is a famous man with the name, actor/singer Mandy Patinkin who was born Mandel. It isn’t as common as you’d think, it ranked #926 in 2005 for the US, though there is no shortage of namesakes, from actress Mandy Moore to “Mandy” by Barry Manilow.

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