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Andra(AWN-drah) is a common name for young people in Romania
We wanted to name her Andi but I wanted her to have a more sophisticated given name for later in life. Pronounced like Sandra w/o the "S".
Andra is a beautiful name. More unique than the usual Andrea, but I'm afraid that she'll spend her life telling people that no, her name is not Sandra/Andrea.
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I am personally... named Andra!! :) I get lots of compliments on how it's a nice name and different! I like having a name that I haven't met anyone with before :) Well now I know there are at least two with my name!!
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Andra, a 2-syllable girl's name of Scottish origin, means: Justice.
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"Andra" is a 1971 science fiction novel, the first novel by English writer Louise Lawrence. The book was set 2000 years from now, after the world was destroyed by war leaving the earth knocked off its rotation and the ground above to become a desolate frozen wasteland with everyone that survived living below the ground in underground cities.
The main story revolves around Andra, a teenage girl who has a terrible accident and has to have a brain graft operation to survive. However, the only donor available was a young man that lived and died in 1987. After the operation her life is totally changed; she becomes a rebel, fighting against the rigid laws that rule society underground in Sub City One and the totalitarian authority that rules over life and death of any individual.