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875k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Sandra

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1904 9 9 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 5 5 0
1908 15 15 0
1909 5 5 0
1910 9 9 0
1911 15 15 0
1912 20 20 0
1913 36 36 0
1914 40 40 0
1915 49 49 0
1916 43 43 0
1917 63 63 0
1918 72 72 0
1919 86 86 0
1920 112 112 0
1921 120 120 0
1922 97 97 0
1923 110 110 0
1924 145 145 0
1925 177 177 0
1926 171 171 0
1927 207 207 0
1928 235 235 0
1929 253 253 0
1930 298 298 0
1931 455 455 0
1932 822 822 0
1933 1,369 1,364 5
1934 2,564 2,552 12 #93 girl name
1935 4,105 4,089 16 #50 girl name
1936 5,546 5,524 22 #38 girl name
1937 7,550 7,516 34 #26 girl name
1938 10,848 10,803 45 #14 girl name
1939 12,010 11,968 42 #13 girl name
1940 16,200 16,151 49 #10 girl name
1941 19,570 19,499 71 #9 girl name
1942 25,065 24,989 76 #6 girl name
1943 26,093 25,988 105 #6 girl name
1944 26,100 26,023 77 #6 girl name
1945 24,775 24,700 75 #6 girl name
1946 31,767 31,691 76 #6 girl name
1947 34,843 34,770 73 #5 girl name
1948 31,120 31,060 60 #6 girl name
1949 30,705 30,647 58 #6 girl name
1950 28,939 28,893 46 #8 girl name
1951 27,701 27,656 45 #9 girl name
1952 26,122 26,081 41 #10 girl name
1953 25,546 25,502 44 #11 girl name
1954 26,105 26,063 42 #13 girl name
1955 25,151 25,100 51 #13 girl name
1956 24,325 24,283 42 #14 girl name
1957 22,821 22,764 57 #15 girl name
1958 21,882 21,825 57 #15 girl name
1959 23,410 23,355 55 #13 girl name
1960 24,633 24,572 61 #11 girl name
1961 24,209 24,142 67 #9 girl name
1962 22,478 22,414 64 #10 girl name
1963 21,670 21,610 60 #9 girl name
1964 19,326 19,250 76 #13 girl name
1965 16,426 16,373 53 #15 girl name
1966 15,906 15,853 53 #17 girl name
1967 14,786 14,739 47 #20 girl name
1968 12,723 12,683 40 #26 girl name
1969 12,219 12,175 44 #25 girl name
1970 11,296 11,242 54 #27 girl name
1971 9,751 9,712 39 #31 girl name
1972 7,947 7,910 37 #31 girl name
1973 6,630 6,588 42 #39 girl name
1974 6,292 6,269 23 #44 girl name
1975 5,408 5,375 33 #51 girl name
1976 4,894 4,861 33 #59 girl name
1977 4,404 4,370 34 #61 girl name
1978 4,020 4,007 13 #69 girl name
1979 4,016 3,995 21 #77 girl name
1980 4,022 3,995 27 #80 girl name
1981 4,064 4,035 29 #74 girl name
1982 3,680 3,646 34 #80 girl name
1983 3,194 3,171 23 #88 girl name
1984 2,903 2,876 27 #94 girl name
1985 2,679 2,658 21
1986 2,662 2,639 23
1987 2,431 2,410 21
1988 2,293 2,258 35
1989 2,372 2,328 44
1990 2,367 2,343 24
1991 2,154 2,140 14
1992 2,037 2,015 22
1993 1,896 1,884 12
1994 1,787 1,770 17
1995 1,717 1,706 11
1996 1,669 1,659 10
1997 1,449 1,449 0
1998 1,372 1,366 6
1999 1,286 1,286 0
2000 1,268 1,268 0
2001 1,213 1,206 7
2002 1,149 1,139 10
2003 1,180 1,180 0
2004 1,182 1,175 7
2005 1,017 1,017 0
2006 890 890 0
2007 799 799 0
2008 720 720 0
2009 585 585 0
2010 578 578 0
2011 469 469 0
2012 414 414 0
2013 355 355 0
2014 348 348 0

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Sandra" ranks #10 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Colorado. Imagine that, 146 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 16,200 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Sandra popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Sandra" mean? The list below shows the origins of Sandra as well as things modernly associated with the name Sandra such as celebrities named Sandra.

English

Origin and Meaning of Sandra

The name "Sandra" is of English origin, and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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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Alternative Meanings

S is for serene, your calm time.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for discreet, you can keep a secret.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

Your name in reverse order is "Ardnas". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dsanra". 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.

Past life for Sandra born Jun 15, 1952

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 USA South-Central approximately on 1450. Your profession was chemist, alchemist, and poison manufacturer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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