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What does Sandino mean?

Sandino Pronunciation of Sandino [sandi-no] as a boys' name. The meaning of Sandino is "man's defender". Sandino is a version of Sander (German, Greek): form of Alexander. Sandino is also a variation of Sandy.

Associated with: defender.


4 different relations via Sander, Sandy: Sandey, Sandie, Sandor and Sandro.

Creative forms:
(male) Sadino, Sanden, ..

(female) Sandian, Sandine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sandino Jamari (S.J.), ..

How popular is Sandino?

Sandino is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#36129 out of 150436, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Sandino (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Sandy, Sandro and Sandor. Other variants, like Sandie, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Sandino reached its apex in the 1880s (average #1468), but now, the version Sandy has become somewhat dated. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Sandor, Sandro, Sandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sandino and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Andino, Antino, Balbino, Balduino, Blandino, Calvino, Candido, Carmino, Claudino, Danno, Gavino, Giannino, Hanno, Landin, Marino, Martino, Paulino, Sabeeno, Sabin, Sabino, Sachio, Sadiki, Saint, Saladin, Salviano (see Salvio), Salvino, Salvio, Sancho, Sanctio, Sandero, Sanders, Sandiago, Sandiego, Sanditon, Sandros, Sanjiro, Sanson, Sansone, Santana, Santiaco (see Santiago), Santiago, Santigo, Santino, Santo, Sanzio, Sarafino, Savin, Savino, Shandon, Silvino, Sinjin, Spalding, Standish, Taurino, Yamino and Yanno. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sandino.

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