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saundra

FORM OF:
sandra
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
ALéXō ANḗR / ANDRóS > ALéXANDROS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ALéXō ‎(ἀλέξω) ANḗR ‎(ἀνήρ) ANDRóS ‎(ἀνδρός) ALéXANDROS (Αλέξανδρος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek name “Aléxandros (Αλέξανδρος)”, composed of two elements: “aléxō ‎(ἀλέξω)” (keep off, turn aside, guard, protect, defend, help) plus “anḗr ‎(ἀνήρ) andrós ‎(ἀνδρός)” (man “adult male”, husband). In turn the name means “defending men, protector of men”. This definition is an example of the widespread motif of Greek (or Indo-European more generally) names expressing "battle-prowess", in this case the ability to withstand or push back an enemy battle line. The name was one of the titles, "epithets", given to the Greek goddess Hera and as such is usually taken to mean "one who comes to save warriors". The most famous linked to this root is Alexander the Great, who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.

Usage

  • scottishscottish

Related names

VARIANTS
scottish
alexandra
MASCULINE
scottish
alexander, alastair, alasdair, alistair, alister, alastor, alaster, Allaster
PET & SHORT FORM
scottish
sandy, Sandaidh

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
Italian - Medieval
alexandra
arabic
iksandra, ksandra
basque
alexandra, alesandese, ALESANDERE
belarusian
Aliaksandra, Aljaksandra
bulgarian
aleksandra
catalan
alexandra, Aleixandra
croatian
aleksandra
czech
alexandra
danish
alexandria, aleksandra, alexandra, Aleksandrine, Alexsandra
dutch
alexandra
english
alexandria, alexandra, alyx, alexandrea, sondra, aleka
estonian
aleksandra
faroese
aleksandra, alexandra
finnish
alexandria, aleksandra, Sanra, Santra, Aleksanra, Alexsandra
french
alexandra, alexandrie
german
aleksandra, alexandra
greek
Alexándra, Aléka
hawaiian
ʻalika
hungarian - magyar
alexandra
icelandic
alexandra, Alexandría
irish
alexandra, alastrÍona
italian
alessandra
latvian
aleksandra
lithuanian
aleksandra
macedonian
aleksandra, Aleksandrija
norwegian
alexandria, aleksandra, alexandra, Alexsandra
polish
aleksandra
portuguese
alexandra
romanian
alexandra
russian
aleksandra
serbian
aleksandra, Aleksandrija
slovak
alexandra
slovene
aleksandra, Aleksandrija
spanish
alejandra, alexandra, aleka
swedish
alexandria, aleksandra, alexandra, Aleksandrine, Alexsandra
ukrainian
oleksandra
welsh
alexandra

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

6
Numerological Values:
6

Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.

Chakra Number:
6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"

Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.

Color meaning:

The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.

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Notable people and personalities​

Saundra Santiago (born 1957) American Actress