Nanda

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Nanda (plural Nandas)

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Nanda is the 23054th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 1109 individuals. Nanda is most common among Asian/Pacific Islander (86.83%) individuals.

Etymology 2[edit]

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From Sanskrit सुन्दरी नन्दा (sundarī nandā) or Pali Sundarī Nandā.

Proper noun[edit]

Nanda

  1. (Buddhism) half-sister of Gautama Buddha
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Sanskrit सुन्दरनन्द (sundarananda) or Pali Sundarananda.

Proper noun[edit]

Nanda

  1. (Buddhism) half-brother of Gautama Buddha
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Old High German[edit]

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This entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Etymology[edit]

Possibly from Old High German verb ginendan

Proper noun[edit]

Nandā

  1. A female given name
  2. Name of Germanic Goddess Nanna, wife of Baldr

References[edit]

  1. Grimm, Jacob. 'Teutonic Mythology' Vol. 1, 221.