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Meaning and name origin

Sandy \s(a)-ndy, san-dy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 variant forms: Sandey, Sandie, Sandino, Sandor and Sandro.

For more information, see also related boy names Shandy and Zander.

There are 3 feminine forms of Sandy: Kani, Shandy and Tandy.


Sandy is a somewhat popular first name for males (#840 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5477 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sandy for boys (2015 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Sandy and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexander, Rusty, Sandy and Zander. (2015 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

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


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