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Meaning and name origin

Sandi \s(a)-ndi, san-di\ as a girl's name is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of Sandi is "man's defender; shining upon man". Sandi is a variant of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. Also a variant of Cassandra (Greek): perhaps a version of Alexander, which originally was a feminine name, a byname for Hera, queen of the Olympian gods. Sandi is also used as a variant of Sandra (English), Sandy (Greek).


Sandi has 6 variant forms: Sanda, Sandee, Sandie, Sandye, Sanndi, Zanda.


Sandi is a very popular first name for females (#1162 out of 4276, Top 27%) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#60590 out of 88799, Top 68%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sandi for girls. Sandi reached its highest rank of #617 in the U.S. in 1960-1969 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sandi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sandi outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Sandi and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexandra (#92), Cassandra (#516), Sandra (#800), Sandy and Sandi. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alexandra, Cassandra, Sandi, Sandra, Sandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexandra, Cassandra, Sandra outside U.S.

Similar Names

Sandi is also pronounced similarly to Cindi, Cyndi, Sindi, Sindia, Sindie, Sindy, Synda, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syndy, Zandie and Zandy. Other suggested similar baby names are Candi, Kandi, Mandi, Randi, Sande, Santa, Shanda, Shandi, Shandie, Shandy and Shanti. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sandi.