Meaning and name origin
Saundra \sa(u)-nd-ra, saun-dra\ as a girl's name is of Greek and English origin, and the meaning of Saundra is "shining upon man". Saundra is 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. Also a variant of Sandra (English): short form of Alexandra (Greek) "man's defender" via Alessandra (Italian). Saundra is also used as a variant of Sondra.
Saundra is a very popular first name for females (#787 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Saundra for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Saundra and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Cassandra (#516), Sandra (#800), Sondra and Saundra. (2014 statistics).