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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).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Shandra and related names. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Sandra (#800) and Chandra. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sandra, Chandra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.