Sandy

Sandy - A very unique female name



  Mar 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Sandy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1927 on position #2038. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Sandy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Sandy? 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 Sandy. The baby girl name Sandy was given to 94 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1524 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 15,035 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Sandy peaked in popularity 59 years ago in 1960 on position 126.



Famous with this name

Sandy Duncan
Sandy Roth
Sandy Oliveri


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Sandy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Sandy is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #958 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,848.

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 Sandy is where you live.


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Sandy origin and meaning

Sandy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Sandy, pop culture references for the name Sandy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Sandy

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

Samantha / Sandi / Shonda / Shanda / Shante / Shanta / Santa / Shanita / Samatha / Shawanda /

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
20121524
20111793
20101373
20091248
20081139
20071030
20061045
2005869
2004822
2003828
2002770
2001768
2000657
1999706
1998666
1997621
1996571
1995530
1994526
1993508
1992474
1991411
1990386
1989363
1988429
1987410
1986384
1985384
1984330
1983357
1982318
1981303
1980285
1979276
1978314
1977303
1976292
1975289
1974297
1973279
1972256
1971267
1970248
1969242
1968217
1967213
1966194
1965193
1964166
1963145
1962139
1961134
1960126
1959133
1958156
1957188
1956250
1955313
1954330
1953380
1952390
1951373
1950346
1949294
1948245
1947198
1946206
1945220
1944232
1943244
1942270
1941292
1940334
1939424
1938517
1937657
1936802
1935820
19341059
19331320
19321260
19272038

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York958
New Jersey971
California1010
Georgia1252
Texas1332
Florida1515
Illinois1848

Even more about Sandy


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 Sandy 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 Sandy?

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
1960
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Sandy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 15,035
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1927
2012 births +94

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