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Gender: Female Meaning of Sandra: "defending men" Origin of Sandra: Diminutive of Alessandra, Italian from Greek Sandra's Popularity in 2017: #894

The name Sandra is a girl's name meaning "defending men". Sandra is ranked #894 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Midcentury Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "The Survivor".

From the experts:

2012's Hurricane Sandy blew away whatever style currency Sandra retained from its 1960s Sandra Dee heyday. While in recent years it's been associated with Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, as a baby name Sandra is sinking beneath the waves.

Actress Sandra Dee added to the popularity of this name during the mid-twentieth century.

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Famous People Named Sandra

Sandra Annette Bullock, American actress
Sandra Dee (born Alexandra Zuck), American actress
Sandra Day O'Connor, U.S. Supreme Court justice
Sandra Miju Oh, Canadian actress
Sandra Bernhard, American comedienne
Sandra Afrika, Serbian singer
Sandra "Pepa" Denton, American rapper of group Salt-N-Pepa
Sandra Kring, American novelist
Sandra Mae Frank, deaf American actress
Anna-Maria "Sandra" Cecchini, Italian tennis player
Sandra Klemenschits, Austrian tennis player
Sandra Záhlavová, Czech tennis player
Sandra Ng, Hong Kong actress
Sandra Diaz-Twine, American reality TV personality (two-time "Survivor" winner)
Sandra Goldbacher, British film director and screenwriter
Sandra Auffarth, German horse rider
Sandra Grace Shifrin (b. 2017), daughter of The View co-host Sara Haines

Pop Culture References for the name Sandra

Sandra Bell, character from TV series "Alphas"
Sandra Clark, character from TV series 227
Sandra Lee, character in DC Universe