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Sandra Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Sandra

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

San-dra

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

6

Origin & Meaning

The name Sandra is of Greek , English and Italian origin.

The meaning of Sandra is "defender of mankind".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 800  in baby name popularity for girls with 348 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Sandra Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Sandra has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Sandra to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Sandra be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Sandra are often aggressive and aggravating but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Sandra is a diminutive (nickname) of Alessandra.

Variants of the name Sandra include Sondra.

The name Saundra is a form of Sandra.

Sandra has the diminutive (nickname) Sandy.

Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sandra Day O'Connor.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Sandra in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sandra.

Just for fun, see the name Sandra in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Sandra in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.