What does Sanda mean?
Sanda [san-da] as a name for girls is of Greek and English derivation, and Sanda means "man's defender". Sanda is a variant form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variation of Alexander. Sanda is also a variation of Sandra (English).
24 more related forms via Alexandra, Sandra: Alandra, Anda, Dzana, Sahndra, Sande, Sandreea, Sandria, Sandrina, Sanndra, Sanndria, Sannie, Sasha, Sauhndra, Saundra▼, Shura, Sinisa, Sohndra, Sondra▼, Sonndra, Xandra, Zahndra, Zandra, Zanndra and Zondra.Creative forms:
(female) Sandai, Sando, ..
(male) Sanly, Sant, .. Middle name pairings:
Sanda Keegan (S.K.), ..
How popular is Sanda?
Sanda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3465 out of 4276, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#46240 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Alexandra (#101 from recent data), Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra (#831), Sandy (#1918), Sasha (#542), Saundra, Sondra and Zandra are the popular related forms of Sanda (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Zondra, are seldom used. These relations of Sanda were at the peak of their popularity 8 decades ago (average #846) and have become significantly less popular since (#1539, down 92%), with forms like Saundra becoming less fashionable. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Sanda is pronounced similarly to Cinda, Cindi, Cindia, Cindy▼, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndy, Sanndi, Sindee, Sindi, Sindia, Sindie, Sindy, Sindya, Sondya, Synda, Syndee, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syndy, Zandie, Zandy and Zenda. Other recommended names are Amanda▼, Blanda, Canda, Chanda▼, Dianda, Faida, Jada▼, Jaeda▼, Jenda, Lada, Lenda, Maida, Manda▼, Nanda, Randa, Sabra, Sada, Sadah, Sade▼, Sadia, Saida, Salinda, Samia, Samma, Sana, Sancia, Sanna, Sanny, Santa, Sara▼, Sarra, Sayda, Seana, Sena▼, Shana▼, Shanda▼, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandi, Shandy, Shanna▼, Shanta, Shaunda, Shawnda, Shonda▼, Sina, Vanda, Varda, Vonda▼, Walda and Wanda▼. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sanda.See names in meaning and etymology.