What does Saundra mean?
Saundra [saun-dra] as a girls' name is of Greek and English derivation, and the name Saundra means "shining upon man". Saundra is an alternate form of Cassandra (Greek): perhaps a variation of Alexander. Saundra is also a form of Sandra (English). Saundra is also used as a variant of Sondra.
Saundra has 17 more relations via Cassandra, Sandra, Sondra: Casandra▼, Casaundra, Casondra, Casoundra, Cassundra, Kasandra▼, Kasaundra, Kasondra, Kasoundra, Sanda, Sande, Sandee, Sandera, Sandi▼, Sandie, Sandrina and Sandy▼.Creative forms:
(female) Saldra, Sendra, ..
(male) Saundy, Saunter, .. Middle name pairings:
Saundra Everleigh (S.E.), ..
How popular is Saundra?
Saundra is a very prominent first name for females (#787 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Saundra was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex position of #277 in the U.S. during 1940-1949, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Saundra appearing in the Top 2000 are Cassandra (#511 last year), Sandra (#831), Sandy (#1918), Sondra, Zandra, Sandie, Sandi, Casondra, Kasandra, Kasondra, Sandee and Casandra. Other forms, like Sanndria, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Saundra reached its highest during the years 1940-1949 (median #1075) and is now significantly diminished.
Saundra▼ is pronounced similarly to Cyndra, Xandra, Xandria, Zahndra and Zanndra. Other recommended names are Alandra, Alondra▼, Aludra, Andra, Calandra, Candra, Chandra▼, Chaundra, Danira, Deondra, Diandra, Diondra, Dyandra, Faydra, Jadra, Jaidra, Jaydra, Jeondra, Kanara, Kandra, Keandra, Keaundra, Kendra, Kindra, Kyndra, Lakendra, Landra, Lanora, Lasandra, Madra, Maura, Nadra, Ondra, Pandra, Panndora (see Pandora), Sabra, Sadia, Safira, Sagara, Sahara, Saharra, Sahra, Saira, Sakura, Sancha, Sanndi (see Sandy), Saphira, Sara▼, Sarra, Sayda, Secunda, Shanda▼, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandra, Shanedra (see Sha-), Shaunda, Shaundee, Shaunta, Shuna, Sidra, Sindya, Sintra, Sondja (see Sonia), Sunita, Syndia, Taura, Tiandra, Tundra, Tunndra (see Tundra) and Vanora. These names tend to be less commonly used than Saundra.See names in meaning and etymology.