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Updated March 26, 2024

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Defender of mankind; feminine form of Alexander
  • Greek : The original prophet of doom in classical mythology
  • English : Defender of mankind

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Greek : Protector of mankind
  • English : One with nature
  • Middle English : Alexander's son
  • Old English : Dweller at the sandy ford

How Popular Is The Name Sandy

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : habitational name from a place in Bedfordshire, so named from Old English sand ‘sand’ + ēg ‘island’, ‘dry land in a fen or marsh’.
  • English : from the Old Norse personal name Sand(i), a short form of the various compound names with the first element sandr ‘sand’.

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