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Shandy (girl)

What does Shandy mean?

Shandy Pronunciation of Shandy [shandy] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Shandy). Name of a popular drink in Britain made up of beer and lemonade or ginger ale. Use as a girl's name is probably due to its similarity to the familiar Sandy and Mandy.

Associated with: drink (water), britain (england).


Shandy has 5 variants: Shandea, Shandee, Shandeigh, Shandey and Shandie.

Related girl name: Shannon.

6 more relations via Mandy, Sandy: Manda, Mandi, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie and Sanndi.

Creative forms:
(female) Shady, Shancy, ..

(male) Shaner, ..

Middle name pairings:
Shandy Felicity (S.F.), ..

How popular is Shandy?

Shandy is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#54385 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Manda, Mandi, Mandy, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy (#1918 in recent rankings) and Shannon (#1059) are the popular alternative forms of Shandy (not ranked). Adoption of these forms of Shandy was well-received among parents 45 years ago (average #898) and has become much reduced since, with versions such as Sandy becoming less fashionable. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Manda, Mandi, Mandy, Sandee, Sandi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sandie, Sandy, Shannon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Shandy is pronounced similarly to Chanda, Chandy, Shanda, Shandeya, Shandi, Shaunda, Shaundee, Shawnda and Shonda. Other recommended names are Amandy, Brandy, Candy, Chaney, Jandy, Khandi, Sandye, Santa, Shade, Shadi, Shadya, Shan, Shan-, Shana, Shanae, Shanay, Shandel, Shandon, Shane, Shanea, Shanee, Shaney, Shani, Shanie, Shanit, Shanita, Shanna, Shannyn, Shanon, Shanta, Shantae, Shantai, Shantay, Shante, Shantee, Shantey, Shanti, Shantoya, Sharay, Sharday, Sharde, Sharly, Shary, Shauntay, Shaunte, Shawney, Shawnta, Shawntay, Shawnte, Shay, Shayda, Shonta, Sindi, Sindy, Sindya, Sinty, Sondya, Suanny, Swanny, Synda, Syndy, Tandy, Thandey, Thandy, Wandy and Zandy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Shandy.

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