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pinWhat does Sandra mean?

Sandra /san-dra/ as a girls' name is pronounced SAN-drah, SAHN-drah. It is of English origin. Short form of Alexandra (Greek) "man's defender" via Alessandra (Italian). Comedienne Sandra Bernhard; actresses Sandrine Bonnaire, Sondra Locke, Sandra Dee, Sandra Bullock; Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor.


Sandra has 23 variants: Sahndra, Sanda, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandreea, Sandrella, Sandrelle, Sandretta, Sandrette, Sandria, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sandy, Sanndra, Sanndria, Sauhndra, Saundra, Sohndra, Sondra, Sonndra, Wysandria and Zandra.

Related girl names: Chrysantha, Deandra, Kassandra, Kendra, Shandra, Wysandra and Cassandra.

Sandra has 15 more different relations via Alessandra, Alexandra, Sondra: Alandra, Anda, Lisandra, Sande, Sandye, Sannie, Sasha, Shura, Sinisa, Xandra, Zahndra, Zanda, Zanndra, Zohndra and Zondra.

Kreatif forms: Sadra, Sardra. [more]

pinHow popular is Sandra?

Sandra is a very prominent first name for women (#16 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#49671 out of 150436, Top 33%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sandra for girls. Sandra entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #6 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, and is currently at #800. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Alessandra (#299 a year ago), Alexandra (#92), Cassandra (#516), Deandra, Kassandra (#683), Kendra (#259), Sandi, Sandy, Sasha (#569), Saundra and Sondra are the prominent varying forms of Sandra (#800 a year ago). Other variants, like Lisandra, are seldom used. These forms of Sandra were popular with parents in 1990 (median #504) and are somewhat less common today (#684, 36%). Alexandra is the longstanding favorite, although Alessandra seems to be gaining popularity too, while forms such as Kassandra, Sandra, Sandy, Saundra and Sondra have become less contemporary. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Sandra and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sandra, Alessandra, Alexandra, Cassandra, Deandra in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Kassandra, Kendra, Sandi, Sandy, Sasha in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Saundra, Sondra in U.S.

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

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Sandra is pronounced similarly to Cyndra and Xandria. Other recommended similar baby names are Andra, Canda, Candia, Candra, Chandra, Danira, Diandra, Dyandra, Faydra, Jadra, Jaidra, Janora, Jaydra, Kanara, Kandra, Keandra, Kiandra, Kindra, Kyndra, Landra, Lanora, Leandra, Madra, Manda, Nadra, Nanda, Ondra, Pandora, Pandra, Randa, Sabra, Sada, Sadia, Sadira, Safira, Sagara, Sahara, Sahra, Saida, Saira, Sakura, Samara, Samira, Sana, Sancha, Sancia, Sandera, Sanna, Santa, Sanzia, Sara, Sarra, Sayda, Shanda, Shandea, Shanedra, Sidra, Sindia, Sindya, Sintra, Sondja, Sondya, Sonora, Synda, Syndia, Tiandra, Tundra, Vanda, Vanora, Vondra and Wanda. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sandra.