What does Shandra mean?
Shandra \sh(a)-nd-ra, shan-dra\ as a girls' 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 on this name, see also the related girl name Shan-.
Shandra has 31 related variations via Chandra, Sandra: Candra, Chader, Chanda▼, Chandara, Chandria, Chandrika, Chandy, Chaundra, Sahndra, Sanda, Sandee, Sandi▼, Sandie, Sandreea, Sandrella, Sandrelle, Sandretta, Sandrette, Sandria, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sandy▼, Sanndra, Sanndria, Sauhndra, Saundra▼, Sohndra, Sondra▼, Sonndra, Wysandria and Zandra.
Shandra is a very popular first name for women (#2003 out of 4276, Top 47%) but a rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Shandra and related names. Sandra (#800 a year ago), Saundra, Sondra, Sandy, Chanda, Sandi and Chandra are the popular related forms of Shandra (#unlisted). This girl name was at the height of its popularity during the years 1960-1969 and has become significantly less widespread since, with forms such as Sandra, Saundra, Sondra, Sandy and Chanda becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)