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What does Sanda mean?

Sanda Pronunciation of Sanda as a name for girls is of Greek and English derivation, and Sanda means "man's defender". Sanda is a variant form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine respelling of Alexander. Sanda is also a variation of Sandra (English).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender


VARIANTS Zanda, Sandye, Sandy, Sandie, Sandi, Sandee

RELATED FORMS VIA ALEXANDRA, SANDRA Alandra, Anda, Dzana, Sahndra, Sande, Sandreea, Sandria, Sandrina, Sanndra, Sanndria, Sannie, Sasha, Sauhndra, Saundra, Shura, Sinisa, Sohndra, Sondra, Sonndra, Xandra, Zahndra, Zandra, Zanndra, Zondra

(female) Sando, ..

(male) Sant, ..

Sanda Keren (S.K.), ..

How popular is Sanda?

Sanda is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3465 out of 4276, Top 81%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#46240 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Alexandra (#125 FROM RECENT DATA), Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra (#975), Sandy, Sasha (#571), Saundra, Sondra and Zandra are the popular related forms of Sanda (OUTSIDE TOP 2000). Other variants, like Zondra, are seldom used. These relations of Sanda were at the peak of their popularity 8 decades ago (AVERAGE #846) and have become significantly less popular since (#1567, DOWN 91%), with forms like Saundra becoming less fashionable. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Sanda is pronounced similarly to Cinda, Cindi, Cindia, Cindy, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndy, Sanndi, Sindee, Sindi, Sindia, Sindie, Sindy, Sindya, Sondya, Synda, Syndee, Syndi, Syndia, Syndie, Syndy, Zandie, Zandy and Zenda. Other recommended sound-alike names are Amanda, Blanda, Canda, Chanda, Dianda, Faida, Jada, Jaeda, Jenda, Lada, Lenda, Maida, Manda, Nanda, Randa, Sabra, Sada, Sadah, Sade, Sadia, Saida, Salinda, Samia, Samma, Sana, Sancia, Sanna, Sanny, Santa, Sara, Sarra, Sayda, Seana, Sena, Shana, Shanda, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandi, Shandy, Shanna, Shanta, Shaunda, Shawnda, Shonda, Sina, Vanda, Varda, Vonda, Walda and Wanda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Sanda.

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