Meaning and name origin
Shandra \sh(a)-nd-ra, shan-dra\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAHN-drah. It is of English origin. Variant of Sandra. Also possibly short form of Killashandra (Irish) "church of the fortress" or a variant of Chandra (Sanskrit) "of the moon".
For more information, see also the related girl name Shan-.
Shandra is a very popular first name for females (#2003 out of 4276, Top 47%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Shandra is also pronounced similarly to Chandria and Chaundra. Other suggested similar baby names are Sahndra, Sandera, Sandria, Sanndra, Saundra, Shanda, Shandea, Shanedra, Sohndra, Sondra and Sonndra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Shandra.