Sandra - girls name

Sandra name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 73%

Sandra name meaning:

The name Sandra is of Greek origin and is derived from the name Alexandra, which means "defender of mankind" or "protector of humanity." It is a feminine form of the name Alexander. The name Sandra carries a strong and powerful connotation, symbolizing bravery and a sense of duty towards others. Those named Sandra are often seen as independent, confident, and compassionate individuals.

Sandra is a versatile name that has been popular across different cultures and languages. It gained popularity in English-speaking countries during the mid-20th century and has remained a common name for girls ever since. The name Sandra has a timeless appeal and is associated with admirable qualities such as strength, resilience, and empathy. It is a name that holds a positive meaning and is bestowed upon individuals who are often seen as pillars of support and champions of justice.

Overall, the name Sandra represents a person who is strong-willed, caring, and protective towards others. It carries a sense of responsibility and embodies qualities that are highly valued in society.

Origin: Greek

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.

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: 1505 out of 5581

20 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Sandra

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