Sandra
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
SAN-drə
Meaning
Protector of humanity
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Sandra originates in Greek language and means "protector of humanity". Most likely, it is a diminutive of the name Alexandra, possibly Cassandra. In the U.S., it was very popular in the 1950s. Alexandra is a feminine form of Alexander. Saint Alexandra was a martyr of the Diocletianic persecutions. Throughout history, there have been many members of royalty given the name Alexandra. In Greek mythology, Alexandra was a by-name of the goddess Hera. The name was popularized by Alexander the Great.

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