GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Сандра (Serbian, Macedonian)
PRONOUNCED: SAHN-drah (Italian, Dutch, Finnish), 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: Alexandra (Ancient Greek), Aleksandra, Aleksandrina (Bulgarian), Alexandra (Czech), Aleksandra (Estonian), Alexandra (Greek), Alexandra (Greek Mythology), Alexandra, Szandra (Hungarian), Alastríona (Irish), Aleksandra, Ola (Polish), Aleksandra, Alexandra, Aleksandrina, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Saundra (Scottish), Alexandra (Slovak), Alejandra, Ale, Alexandra (Spanish), Oleksandra, Lesya (Ukrainian)
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