Sandy - Meaning of Sandy

What does Sandy mean?

[ 2 syll. san-dy, sa-ndy ] The baby boy name Sandy is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being more common. Its pronunciation is SAENDiy- †.

1: Sandy is used predominantly in the English and Scottish languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins.

Sandaidh (Scottish), Sande, Sandee (English), Sandey, Sandi (English), Sandie (English), and Sawney (Scottish) are variants of Sandy.

2: Sandy is of Middle English origin. Here, it means sandy-haired.

In addition, Sandy is a pet form (English and Scottish) of the name Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).

See also the related categories, english and greek.

Sandy is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1905 with 0.023% of baby boys being given the name Sandy. It ranked at #363 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is currently of irregular use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Sandy, Alexander was the most widely used.

Baby names that sound like Sandy include Sandaidh, Sandee, Sandi, Sandie, Saente, Sandey, Sanjeat, Sanjeate, Santanne, Santea, Santee, Santey, Santi, Santie, Santo, Santtu, Santy, Saynte, Scandea, and Scandee.

† English pronunciation for Sandy: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"

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