Lavanda as a name was derived from the Latin word, Livere, or the ancient French word, Lavandre. The meaning of Lavanda is 'to wash' or 'to heal'. Lavanda is commonly used as a female name in most parts of the world. A name of Italian origin, it is synonymous with its English variant, Lavender, an evergreen shrub native to the Mediterranean. The plant is known for its distinct flower and scent used for aromatics and décor aesthetics. Lavender has other benefits, including fighting anti-bacterial and anti-fungal infections, an oil that can produce calming effects on human muscles. It also cures stress, anxiety, insomnia, pain, and dementia. It is impressive that parents are willing to name their boys Lavanda or even bear its variant Lavender as a surname. Notable female celebrities with the variation of Lavanda include American basketballer Jantel Lavender, US Olympic gold winner Catherine Lavender, Scottish TV personality Maggie Lavender, and English supermodel Claudia Lavender. There are also some remarkable male personalities with the name, like English actor Ian Lavender and Australian Cricketer Mark Lavender.