Sandra

Sandra - A very unique female name



  May 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sandra, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #959. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sandra and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sandra? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Sandra. The baby girl name Sandra was given to 361 baby girls in 2012, ranking #691 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,915 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sandra peaked in popularity 70 years ago in 1947 on position 5.



Famous with this name

Sandra Bullock
Sandra d'Aboville
Sandra


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Rating: 3/5 (6 people)


Sandra is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sandra is currently topping the baby name charts in Alabama at position #416 - and is the least popular in Virginia at position #1,315.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Sandra is where you live.


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Sandra origin and meaning

Sandra is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Sandra, pop culture references for the name Sandra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sandra

We've found the following names that sound similar to Sandra, sorted by popularity.

Sondra / Saundra / Shandra / Shanteria / Shondra / Shantrell / Shaundra / Shantoria / Shanterria / Shundra /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012691
2011598
2010512
2009523
2008441
2007406
2006364
2005314
2004283
2003267
2002276
2001264
2000259
1999248
1998227
1997204
1996181
1995177
1994173
1993168
1992154
1991143
1990135
1989130
1988128
1987115
1986106
1985107
198494
198388
198280
198174
198080
197977
197869
197761
197659
197551
197444
197339
197231
197131
197027
196925
196826
196720
196617
196515
196413
19639
196210
19619
196011
195913
195815
195715
195614
195513
195413
195311
195210
19519
19508
19496
19486
19475
19466
19456
19446
19436
19426
19419
194010
193913
193814
193726
193638
193550
193493
1933145
1932216
1931303
1930400
1929436
1928464
1927498
1926557
1925583
1924650
1923789
1922758
1921717
1920678
1919815
1918885
1917863
19161150
1915967
1914885
1913812
1912959

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Alabama416
Arizona434
Illinois450
Mississippi472
California473
Kansas474
New Jersey475
Texas532
Oklahoma578
New York641
Tennessee651
Utah653
Michigan778
Florida835
Missouri909
Massachusetts910
North Carolina945
Georgia948
Maryland1005
Pennsylvania1197
Washington1211
Virginia1315

Even more about Sandra


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Sandra a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Sandra?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1947
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sandra
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,915
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +361

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