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Sandy Meaning


What does Sandy mean?

The name Sandy is of Greek and English origin.

The meaning of Sandy is "defender of mankind".

Sandy is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced San-dy.

The Given Name Sandy

Sandy is a diminutive of Sandra. See Sandra for further details.

Appealing and daring, it is a name considered by many parents.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Although unique, your little refined Sandy, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Sandy Dennis, and Sandy Koufax.

Sandy Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 2,339 in baby name popularity for girls with 78 occurrences. It ranked 6,248 in baby name popularity for boys with 14 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,043 in baby name popularity for girls with 96 occurrences. It ranked 8,006 in baby name popularity for boys with 10 occurrences.

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

Sandy Related Names

Sandy is a diminutive of Sandra.

Variants of the name Sandy include Sandie.

The name Sawney is a form of Sandy.

Famous Sandys

  • Sandy ~ 1 hurricane
  • Sandy Dennis ~ Actress
  • Sandy Koufax ~ Baseball Player

Sandy Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Sandy.

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Sandy Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Sandy.

Just for fun, see the name Sandy 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 Sandy in Nautical Flags page.