Sandra: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Sandra

A diminutive of the Italian Alessandra, which is derived from a Greek name meaning "defending men." Could little Sandra have a law career in her future? Maybe she'll just stand up for bullied kids on the playground. Either way, cool.

Nicknames:

Sandy (or Sandi or Sandie).

Famous people named Sandra:

Actresses Sandra Bullock, Sandra Dee, Sandra Oh, and Sandra Frank; Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor; comedienne Sandra Bernhard; rapper Sandra "Pepa" Denton; novelist Sandra Kring.

Fun fact:

'50s-'60s teen screen queen Sandra Dee was born Alexandra Zuck.

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