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Smart Baby Names: Dictionary of Baby Names, Meanings and Origins.

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Boy Name: Sandy

Name: Sandy
Pronunciation: \s(a)-ndy, san-dy\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Sandy's also a girl name)
Origin: Scottish
Related Names: Shandy, Zander
Sounds Like: Santo, Sante
Variant forms: Sandey, Sandie, Sandino, Sandor, Sandro
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 840
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5477


Sandy \s(a)-ndy, san-dy\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Sandy), is pronounced SAN-dee. Pet form, originally Scottish, of the Greek name Alexander. Sometimes also given as a nickname based on a person's hair or coloring, like Rusty. Sandro is an Italian form; Sandor is Hungarian.

Sandy has 5 variant forms: Sandey, Sandie, Sandino, Sandor and Sandro.

For more information, see also related names Shandy and Zander.

Baby names that sound like Sandy are Santo and Sante.

View a list of the 9 names that reference Sandy.


Sandy is a somewhat popular first name for men (#840 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5477 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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