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Popularity
875k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sandra

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Defender of the People
  • #52 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
18k Saundra (American)

How popular is the name "Sandra" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1904990
1905660
190610100
1907550
190815150
1909550
1910990
191115150
191220200
191336360
191440400
191549490
191643430
191763630
191872720
191986860
19201121120
19211201200
192297970
19231101100
19241451450
19251771770
19261711710
19272072070
19282352350
19292532530
19302982980
19314554550
19328228220
19331,3691,3645
19342,5642,55212#93 girl name
19354,1054,08916#50 girl name
19365,5465,52422#38 girl name
19377,5507,51634#26 girl name
193810,84810,80345#14 girl name
193912,01011,96842#13 girl name
194016,20016,15149#10 girl name
194119,57019,49971#9 girl name
194225,06524,98976#6 girl name
194326,09325,988105#6 girl name
194426,10026,02377#6 girl name
194524,77524,70075#6 girl name
194631,76731,69176#6 girl name
194734,84334,77073#5 girl name
194831,12031,06060#6 girl name
194930,70530,64758#6 girl name
195028,93928,89346#8 girl name
195127,70127,65645#9 girl name
195226,12226,08141#10 girl name
195325,54625,50244#11 girl name
195426,10526,06342#13 girl name
195525,15125,10051#13 girl name
195624,32524,28342#14 girl name
195722,82122,76457#15 girl name
195821,88221,82557#15 girl name
195923,41023,35555#13 girl name
196024,63324,57261#11 girl name
196124,20924,14267#9 girl name
196222,47822,41464#10 girl name
196321,67021,61060#9 girl name
196419,32619,25076#13 girl name
196516,42616,37353#15 girl name
196615,90615,85353#17 girl name
196714,78614,73947#20 girl name
196812,72312,68340#26 girl name
196912,21912,17544#25 girl name
197011,29611,24254#27 girl name
19719,7519,71239#31 girl name
19727,9477,91037#31 girl name
19736,6306,58842#39 girl name
19746,2926,26923#44 girl name
19755,4085,37533#51 girl name
19764,8944,86133#59 girl name
19774,4044,37034#61 girl name
19784,0204,00713#69 girl name
19794,0163,99521#77 girl name
19804,0223,99527#80 girl name
19814,0644,03529#74 girl name
19823,6803,64634#80 girl name
19833,1943,17123#88 girl name
19842,9032,87627#94 girl name
19852,6792,65821
19862,6622,63923
19872,4312,41021
19882,2932,25835
19892,3722,32844
19902,3672,34324
19912,1542,14014
19922,0372,01522
19931,8961,88412
19941,7871,77017
19951,7171,70611
19961,6691,65910
19971,4491,4490
19981,3721,3666
19991,2861,2860
20001,2681,2680
20011,2131,2067
20021,1491,13910
20031,1801,1800
20041,1821,1757
20051,0171,0170
20068908900
20077997990
20087207200
20095855850
20105785780
20114694690
20124144140
20133553550
20143483480

Want to know about the populiarty of Sandra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 875,152 babies born with the name Sandra in the United States. That's more than enough Sandras to occupy the territory of Reunion (France) with an estimated population of 865,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1904 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Sandra" was in 1947 with a total of 34,770 babies. (That's a lot of baby Sandras)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sandra" ranks #7 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 567 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 26,093 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Sandra" mean?

Sandra (English): Defender of the People

The name "Sandra" is of English origin and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 10 other names that are similar to this one.

S is for sensible, the practical side.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

R is for relax, you know how!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

Your name in reverse order is "Ardnas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anasdr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Sandra popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Sandra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Sandra

Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is an actress and film producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1987 to present. Sandra was born in 1964 as Sandra Annette Bullock in Arlington County, Virginia, United States.

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Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1989 to present. Sandra was born in 1971 as Sandra Miju Oh in Nepean, Ontario, Canada.

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Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1957 to 1994. Sandra was born in 1944 as Alexandra Zuck in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

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Sandra Bernhard

Sandra Bernhard is a comedian, singer, actress, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Sandra was born in 1955 in Flint, Michigan, U.S.

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Sandy Duncan

Sandy Duncan is an actress, singer, and comedienne. Sandy was born in 1946 as Sandra Kay Duncan in Henderson, Texas, US.

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Sandra Day O'Connor

Sandra Day O'Connor is an officeholder. Sandra was born in 1930 as Sandra Day in El Paso, Texas, U.S.

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Past life for Sandra born Oct 24, 2008

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1600. Your profession was builder of roads, bridges, and docks.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

Name poster for Sandra

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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