Sandra: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Sandra
Origin of the name Sandra:
A short form of Alexandra or Cassandra, Sandra is now commonly bestowed as an independent given name.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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My mother's name is Sandra and she was born in the early 60's. My grandfather pronounces is Sahn-druh while everyone else says San-druh. My uncle calls her San and her close friends and close coworkers call her Sandy.
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Can be used as a short form of Alexandra, Alessandra, or Cassandra as well as on its own as an independent name. Also can be written - Xandra
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Sandra Bullock, American actress
Sandra Dee, American actress
Sandra Day O'Connor, the first woman appointed to the United States Supreme Court.
Sandra Fluke, American women's rights activist.
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"Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee", song in Grease.