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Girl Name: Shandra

Name: Shandra
Pronunciation: \sh(a)-nd-ra, shan-dra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Sanskrit
Related Names: Shan-
Sounds Like: Shanedra, Chaundra, Chandria, Chandara, Chantra, Ciandra, Tiandra
Similar Names: Shanda, Shandea
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2003


Shandra \sh(a)-nd-ra, shan-dra\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAHN-drah. It is of English origin. Variant of Sandra. Also possibly short form of Killashandra (Irish) "church of the fortress" or a variant of Chandra (Sanskrit) "of the moon".

For more information, see also the related name Shan-.

Baby names that sound like Shandra are Shanedra, Chaundra, Chandria, Chandara, Chantra, Ciandra and Tiandra. Other similar baby names are Shanda and Shandea.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Shandra.


Shandra is a very popular first name for women (#2003 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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