What does Sandi mean?
Sandi \s(a)-ndi, san-di\ as a name for girls. The meaning of the name Sandi is "man's defender; shining upon man". Sandi is a form of Alexandra (Greek). Sandi is also a derivative of Cassandra (Greek). Sandi is also used as a derivative of Sandra (English) and Sandy (Greek).
Sandi▼ has 44 more related forms via Alexandra, Cassandra, Sandra, Sandy: Alandra, Aleki, Alexi, Ali▼, Aliki, Alli, Anda, Cas, Casandri, Casey▼, Casie, Cass, Cassi, Cassie▼, Cassy, Dzana, Kasey▼, Kassi, Kassie▼, Kassy, Lexi▲, Sahndra, Sande, Sandera, Sandreea, Sandria, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sanndra, Sanndria, Sannie, Sasha▲, Sauhndra, Saundra▼, Shura, Sinisa, Sohndra, Sondra▼, Sonndra, Xandra, Zahndra, Zandra, Zanndra and Zondra.
Sandi is a very popular first name for females (#1162 out of 4276, Top 27%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#60590 out of 88799, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Sandi for girls. Sandi was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #617 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Sandi and associated names. Alexandra (#92 a year ago), Lexi (#242), Cassandra (#516), Sasha (#569), Casey (#792), Sandra (#800), Sondra, Sandy, Saundra, Kassie, Ali, Casie, Cassie and Kasey are the popular varying forms of Sandi. Usage of this girl name reached its apex in the year 1990 and is now significantly lower, with forms like Sandra, Casey, Kasey, Ali and Cassie becoming somewhat dated. Lexi (#242), Alexandra (#92), Cassandra (#516) and Sasha (#569) are four of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list, with Alexandra enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Sandi▼ is pronounced similarly to Cindi▼, Cyndi, Sindi, Sindia, Sindie, Sindy, Synda, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syndy, Zandie and Zandy. Other recommended similar baby names are Candi▼, Kandi, Mandi▼, Randi▼, Santa▼, Shanda▼, Shandi, Shandie, Shandy and Shanti. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sandi.