What does Sandi mean?
Sandi /san-di/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of the name Sandi is "man's defender; shining upon man". Sandi is an alternate form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine transcription of Alexander. 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.Kreatif forms: Samdi, Sanmi, Siandi. [more]
How popular is Sandi?
Sandi is a very popular first name for females (#1162 out of 4276, Top 27%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#59147 out of 150436, Top 39%). (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)
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. Variants like Sanndi are seldom used. Usage of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1990 (usage of 0.4808%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.1993%, down 58.6%), 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. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Sandi and associated names. (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.