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Zanda

What does Zanda mean?

Zanda Pronunciation of Zanda [zan-da] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Zanda means "man's defender". Zanda is a variant form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine version of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender.

Variations

Zanda has 6 variants: Sanda, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandy and Sandye.

14 more relations via Alexandra: Alandra, Anda, Dzana, Sande, Sandra, Sanndra, Sasha, Sondra, Xandra, Zahndra, Zandra, Zanndra, Zohndra and Zondra.

Creative forms:
(female) Zanha, Zanza, ..

(male) Zande, Zanza, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zanda Maren (Z.M.), ..

How popular is Zanda?

Zanda is a rare first name for women. Zanda is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alexandra (#101 via latest list), Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra (#831), Sandy (#1918), Sasha (#542), Sondra and Zandra are the popular variation forms of Zanda (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Sandye, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Zanda was well-received among parents 75 years ago (adoption of 2.96%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.25%, 91.5%), with forms such as Sondra becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexandra, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sandy, Sasha, Sondra, Zandra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Zanda is alike in pronunciation to Cinda, Cindi, Cindia, Cindy, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndy, Sanndi, Sindi, Sindia, Sindy, Sindya, Sondya, Synda, Syndi, Syndia, Syndy, Zandie, Zandy and Zenda. Other recommended names are Blanda, Branda, Canda, Deanda, Dianda, Enda, Gada, Garda, Jaeda, Jaida, Kenda, Lada, Lauda, Lenda, Lynda, Mada, Manda, Nada, Nanda, Randa, Ronda, Sada, Shanda, Tadda, Valda, Vanda, Varda, Walda, Wanda, Wannda (see Wanda), Warda, Wenda, Zada, Zahna, Zaida, Zaina, Zakia, Zana, Zaneta, Zanita, Zanna, Zantha, Zara, Zaria, Zarinda, Zarya, Zayda, Zayra, Zelda, Zenya, Zinia, Zona, Zonia and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zanda.

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