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Sondra is a Scottish baby girl’s name that means “defending men”. Sondra is a variation of Saundra and Sandra and comes from the Greek name Alexandra. Sondra was popular from 1928 to 1988.

Meaning of the name Sondra:

Scottish: defending men

Origin of the name Sondra:

Sondra is a baby girl’s name of Scottish origin that means “defending men”. Sondra is a variant spelling of Saundra and related to the name Sandra. It is derived from the Greek name Alexandra.

Symbolism of the name Sondra:

Sondra B is the name of a type of plumeria flower. The flower is pale pink with a yellow center. Plumeria flowers symbolize new beginnings, love, and springtime.

Style of the name Sondra:

traditional

Gender of the name Sondra:

Sondra is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Sondra:

SAWN-drə

Number of syllables in the name Sondra:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Sondra:

Sondra evokes feelings of pride and accomplishment.

Alternative spellings for the name Sondra:

Saundra, Sandra, Sahdra

Nicknames for the name Sondra:

  • Sonny
  • Son
  • Song

Popularity of the name Sondra:

According to the Social Security Administration, Sondra is a popular baby girl’s name. Sondra was in the top 1000 baby names from 1928 to 1988. It peaked at #199 in 1940.

Related names for the name Sondra:

Great middle names for the name Sondra and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Sondra:

  • Sondra Gotlieb (Canadian journalist and novelist)
  • Sondra Peterson (American model)
  • Sondra Radvanovsky (American operatic soprano)
  • Sondra Theodore (American model)
  • Sondra Bianca (American pianist)

Sondra in popular culture:

  • Sondra Huxtable Tibideaux (television, “The Cosby Show”)
  • Sondra Pransky (film, “Scoop”)
  • Sondra Bizet (film, “Lost Horizon”)
  • Sondra Finchley (literature, “An American Tragedy” by Theodore Dreiser)
  • Sondra Fuller aka Clayface (comics, Batman comics)