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pinWhat does Sandy mean?

Sandy /san-dy/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Sandy) is pronounced SAN-dee. Pet form, originally Scottish, of the Greek name Alexander. Sometimes also given as a nickname based on a person's hair or coloring, like Rusty.


Sandy has 5 variants: Sandey, Sandie, Sandino, Sandor and Sandro.

Affiliated boy names: Shandy and Zander.

Sandy has 13 more alternative forms via Alexander, Rusty: Sacha, Sander, Sandero, Sandros, Sascha, Sasha, Saunder, Saunders, Sikander, Xander, Zander, Zandro and Zandros.

Sandy has 3 feminine forms: Kani, Shandy and Tandy.

Kreatif forms: Saldy, Standy. [more]

pinHow popular is Sandy?

Sandy is a somewhat prominent first name for males (#840 out of 1220, Top 69%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#5621 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Sandy for boys. Sandy was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its peak rank of #403 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sandy name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Sandy and affiliated names. Alexander (#8 in 2014), Xander (#211), Zander (#246) and Rusty are the popular related forms of Sandy. These boy names reached the height of their popularity in 2013 (usage of 0.5086%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.507%, 0.3% less), but with the versions Rusty and Sandy becoming less trendy. Zander (#246), Xander (#211) and Alexander (#8) are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names among these, with Alexander undergoing a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Sandy, Alexander, Rusty, Xander, Zander in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dandy, Nandy, Randy, Sante, Santo, Shandey and Tandy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Sandy.