Sandy - boys name

Sandy name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 17%

Sandy name meaning:

The name Sandy is a unisex name that can be used for both boys and girls, although it is more commonly associated with girls. Sandy is a diminutive form of the name Sandra, which itself is derived from the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of men" or "protector of mankind". As a given name, Sandy can also be a shortened form of Cassandra, Alessandra, or other names with similar sounds.

The name Sandy has a warm and friendly connotation, evoking thoughts of sandy beaches or the color of sand itself. It may also be associated with qualities such as strength, protection, and a caring nature. While it is a simple and familiar name, it carries a certain charm and approachability. Sandy is a versatile name that can suit different personalities and individuals, and it has a timeless appeal that has endured over the years.

Origin: Greek

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.


Unisex names

Related names

Alexander , Alandair, Alasdair , Alastair , Alec , Alejandra , Alejandro , Alejo, Alek , Aleka, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksander , Aleksy, Alesandro, Alessandra , Alessandre, Alessandri, Alex , Alexa , Alexandra , Alexandrea, Alexandria , Alexandrina , Alexandro , Alexi , Alexia , Alexina , Alexine, Alexis , Alick, Alik, Alisander, Alissander, Alistaire, Alister , Alistir, Alixandra, Allissandre, Allistair, Allistir, Alsandair, Alsandare, Alyssandra, Alyx , Elke, Lexandra, Lexi , Lisandra, Olexa, Pip , Sacha , Sachenka, Sachka, Sande, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra , Sandy , Sascha , Sasha , Xandra, Xandy

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Overall UK ranking: 3990 out of 4789

4 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (401)

Historical popularity of Sandy

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