SANDRA
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Сандра (Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: SAHN-drah (Italian, Dutch), SAN-drÉ™ (English), ZAHN-drah (German)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ALESSANDRA. It was introduced to the English-speaking world by author George Meredith, who used it for the heroine in his novel 'Emilia in England' (1864) and the reissued version 'Sandra Belloni' (1887). A famous bearer is American actress Sandra Bullock (1964-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Alessa (Italian), Sondra (English)
DIMINUTIVES: Sandy, Sandie (English), Sandrine (French)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aleksandrina (Bulgarian), Szandra (Hungarian), Ola (Polish), Aleksandrina, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Saundra (Scottish), Ale (Spanish), Lesya (Ukrainian)
Popularity
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