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Short form of Alessandra, the Italian form of Alexandra. A major influence in establishing this as a common given name in the English-speaking world was George Meredith's novel Sandra Belloni (1886), originally published as Emilia in England (1864); the heroine, Emilia Sandra Belloni, is a beautiful, passionate young singer.
35th in the U.S.

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Millions
of people in the U.S have this name
1,274,117
to be exact
West Virginia
has the most people named Sandra per capita
1946
marked the height of its popularity
99.92%
0.08%
55%
55+
39%
30-54
4%
13-29
2%
0-12

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