Sandy is a gender-neutral name of Greek origin. This name is a diminutive of the names Alexander and Sandra, which translate to “man’s defender”. It has been long established as a popular name that is shared beyond the gender binary, and it’s easy to see why - who wouldn’t want to be named a hero of mankind? The brave little one that takes this name might be inspired to pursue a future in social justice or some other way of ensuring that the world is safer for their fellow human beings. Popular holders of the name Sandy in pop culture include Sandy from the 1978 musical Grease and Sandy Cohen from the TV drama series The OC.
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