Sandy

October 25, 2014 § 1 Comment

ORIGIN:
For boys, a diminutive of “Alexander“, etc. For girls, a diminutive of “Alexandra”, “Sandra“, etc.

VARIATIONS and NICKNAMES:
For girls: Sandie, Sandrine, Sasha, Sassa, Saundra, Shura, Sondra, Sondrine, Szandra, Xandra, Zandra, etc.
For boys: Sacha, Sander, Sandor, Sandro, Sascha, Saunder, Sawney, Sender, Shura, Skender, Xander, Zander, etc.

REFERENCES IN LITERATURE:
Sandy Jarvis, the coachman at Brentwood, who is able to give Col. Mortimer some information regarding the haunting of the ruined estate, in “The Open Door” (1881), from Stories of the Seen and Unseen by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant.

WRITERS:
– Sandy Frank (1954-2014), American comedy and television writer.
– Sandy Wilson (1924-2014), English composer and lyricist.

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