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Sandra

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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 454 454 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 5,547 5,525 22 #38 girl name
1937 7,553 7,519 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 25,066 24,990 76 #6 girl name
1943 26,093 25,988 105 #6 girl name
1944 26,099 26,022 77 #6 girl name
1945 24,778 24,703 75 #6 girl name
1946 31,766 31,690 76 #6 girl name
1947 34,847 34,774 73 #5 girl name
1948 31,122 31,062 60 #6 girl name
1949 30,704 30,646 58 #6 girl name
1950 28,941 28,895 46 #8 girl name
1951 27,702 27,657 45 #9 girl name
1952 26,125 26,084 41 #10 girl name
1953 25,542 25,498 44 #11 girl name
1954 26,106 26,064 42 #13 girl name
1955 25,154 25,103 51 #13 girl name
1956 24,327 24,285 42 #14 girl name
1957 22,825 22,768 57 #15 girl name
1958 21,881 21,824 57 #15 girl name
1959 23,410 23,355 55 #13 girl name
1960 24,632 24,571 61 #11 girl name
1961 24,208 24,141 67 #9 girl name
1962 22,479 22,415 64 #10 girl name
1963 21,672 21,612 60 #9 girl name
1964 19,325 19,249 76 #13 girl name
1965 16,427 16,374 53 #15 girl name
1966 15,908 15,855 53 #17 girl name
1967 14,786 14,739 47 #20 girl name
1968 12,720 12,680 40 #26 girl name
1969 12,220 12,176 44 #25 girl name
1970 11,297 11,243 54 #27 girl name
1971 9,750 9,711 39 #31 girl name
1972 7,949 7,912 37 #31 girl name
1973 6,630 6,588 42 #39 girl name
1974 6,291 6,268 23 #44 girl name
1975 5,407 5,374 33 #51 girl name
1976 4,896 4,863 33 #59 girl name
1977 4,404 4,370 34 #61 girl name
1978 4,018 4,005 13 #69 girl name
1979 4,016 3,995 21 #77 girl name
1980 4,023 3,996 27 #80 girl name
1981 4,066 4,037 29 #74 girl name
1982 3,680 3,646 34 #80 girl name
1983 3,194 3,171 23 #88 girl name
1984 2,905 2,878 27 #94 girl name
1985 2,678 2,657 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 1,788 1,771 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 1,214 1,207 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 579 579 0
2011 470 470 0
2012 414 414 0
2013 355 355 0
2014 351 351 0
2015 336 336 0

Fun Facts about the name Sandra

  • How many people with the first name Sandra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 875,521 babies born with the first name Sandra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Sandra to occupy the territory of Reunion (France) with an estimated population of 865,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Sandra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Sandra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Sandra is Sunday, April 14th, 1844.
  • What year had the most people named Sandra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Sandra was in 1947 with a total of 34,774 babies. That's a lot of babies named Sandra!
  • Random Sandra Factoid: According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Sandra ranks 20th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 60 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1943.
  • Weird things about the name Sandra: Your name in reverse order is Ardnas. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dnaasr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Sandra? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 247 people with the last name Sandra.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Sandra? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Sandra as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.3m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Popularity of Sandra as a first name

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Popularity of Sandra as a last name

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Common last names for Sandra

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Jones
  • Williams
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Thompson
  • Moore
  • Taylor
  • Thomas
  • White
  • Harris
  • Martin
  • Clark
  • Jackson
  • Walker
  • Hall

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Sandra U.S.
  White 57.89% 64.26%
  African American 12.96% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 9.72% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.79% 16.26%

Of Last Name Sandra

People with the last name Sandra are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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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.

Wiktionary

A short form of Alexandra and, less often, of Cassandra.

  1. A female given name.

Sandra was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Estonian, Faroese, French, German, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons With the Name Sandra

Sandra Ng

Sandra Ng is an actor. Her ongoing career started in 1983.

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Sandra Bullock

Sandra Bullock is an actress and producer. Her ongoing career started in 1987. Sandra was given the name Sandra Annette Bullock on July 26th, 1964 in Arlington, Virginia, United States.

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Sandra Day O'Connor

Sandra Day O'Connor is a Judge of the Arizona Court of Appeals for Division One, 23rd Chancellor of the College of William, Mary, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, and Judge of theArizona Court of Appealsfor Division One. Sandra was born on March 26th, 1930 in El Paso, Texas.

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Sandra Oh

Sandra Oh is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1989. Sandra was given the name Sandra Miju Oh on July 20th, 1971 in Nepean, Ontario.

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Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee was an actress, model, and model (people). Her career lasted from 1957 to 1983. Sandra was given the name Alexandra Zuck on April 23rd, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S. She left this life on February 20th, 2005.

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Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig is a co-founder of women's equality party, author, comedian, radio, television presenter, women's equality party, and co-founder ofwomen's equality party. Sandi was given the name Sandra Birgitte Toksvig by her parent Claus Toksvig on May 3rd, 1958 in Copenhagen.

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  • Sandra Bernhard
    (famous individual)
  • Sandra
    (musician)
  • Sandy Duncan
    (actress)
  • Sandra Cisneros
    (writer)
  • Sandra Denton
    (rapping)
  • Sandie Shaw
    (singer)
  • Sandra Lee
    (television personality)
  • Sandra Romain
    (leading person)
  • Sandra Fluke
    (lawyer)
  • Sandi Patty
    (musician)
  • Sandra Echeverría
    (actor)
  • Sandra Huller
    (famed human)
  • Sandra Gould
    (actress)
  • Sandra Good
    (criminal)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Sandra

Sandra

Sandra is a synthpop, euro disco, sophisti-pop, and europop musician. She was most prominent from 1975 to present. Sandra was given the name Sandra Ann Lauer on May 18th, 1962 in Saarbrücken. Sandra is also known as Sandra Cretu.

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Dewi Sandra

Dewi Sandra is a pop music, contemporary r&b, jazz, and dance-pop singing, dance, actor, and model (people). She was most active from 1996 to present. Dewi was given the name Dewi Sandra Killick on April 3rd, 1980.

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Singing Sandra

Singing Sandra is a calypso music musician. She has been prominent since 1980. Singing was given the name Sandra DesVignes in 1957 in East Dry River, Trinidad. Singing is also known as DesVignes-Millington and Sandra.

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Margaretha Sandra

Margaretha Sandra was an influential somebody. Margaretha was born in 1629. She breathed her last breath in 1674.

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What does the name Sandra mean?

Sis for serene, your calm time.

Ais for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Nis for nurturing, to all that need help

Dis for discreet, you can keep a secret.

Ris for romp, you know how to have fun!

Ais for accountable, someone to be counted on

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Sources: U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain). U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain). 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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