What does Sandy mean?

Definitions for Sandy
ˈsæn disandy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. flaxen, sandyadjective

    of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown

    "flaxen locks"

  2. arenaceous, sandy, sandlikeadjective

    resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas

    "arenaceous limestone"; "arenaceous grasses"


  1. sandyadjective

    Covered with sand.

  2. sandyadjective

    Sprinkled with sand.

  3. sandyadjective

    Like sand, especially in texture.

  4. Sandynoun

    Shortened form of Sand Dancer.

  5. Sandynoun

    The A-1 Sky Raider aircraft.

  6. Sandynoun

    A diminutive of the male given name Alexander.

  7. Sandynoun

    A diminutive of the female given names Sandra and Alexandra.

  8. Sandynoun

    A small town in Bedfordshire, England.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Sandyadjective

    Etymology: from sand.

    I should not see the sandy hourglass run,
    But I should think of shallows and of flats. William Shakespeare.

    Safer shall he be on the sandy plains,
    Than where castles mounted stand. William Shakespeare, H. VI.

    A region so desert, dry, and sandy, that travellers are fain to carry water on their camels. Thomas Browne, Vulg. Errours.

    Rough unweidly earth, nor to the plough
    Nor to the cattle kind, with sandy stones
    And gravel o’er-abounding. Phillips.

    O’er sandy wilds were yellow harvests spread. Alexander Pope.

    Favour, so bottomed upon the sandy foundation of personal respects only, cannot be long lived. Francis Bacon, to Villiers.


  1. Sandy

    Sandy is a song from the 1978 film Grease, written by Louis St. Louis and Screamin' Scott Simon (of Sha Na Na), and performed by John Travolta, in character as Danny Zuko. It was released as a single in several countries, giving Travolta a no. 2 hit in the UK.


  1. sandy

    Sandy refers to something characterized by or covered with a type of soil composed of tiny grains of weathered rock, mainly quartz. It can also describe something having the color of sand, or being similar to sand in texture or appearance. Additionally, it can be used to describe a certain type of weather condition (i.e. sandy wind) carrying a large amount of sand particles.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sandy

    consisting of, abounding with, or resembling, sand; full of sand; covered or sprinkled with sand; as, a sandy desert, road, or soil

  2. Sandy

    of the color of sand; of a light yellowish red color; as, sandy hair

  3. Etymology: [AS. sandig.]


  1. Sandy

    Sandy is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, and named after the nearby Sandy River. As of the 2010 census, the city had a total population of 9,570. The city serves as the western gateway to the Mount Hood Corridor.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Sandy

    The nickname of a Scotsman, being short for Alexander, the most common Christian name to be met with in North Britain.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. SANDY

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Sandy is ranked #5914 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Sandy surname appeared 5,826 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 2 would have the surname Sandy.

    76.3% or 4,448 total occurrences were White.
    14.6% or 851 total occurrences were Black.
    3.7% or 219 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 122 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.9% or 115 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.2% or 71 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sandy in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Sandy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Sandy in a Sentence

  1. Chris Murphy:

    I've never been part of negotiations as serious as these. There are more Republicans at the table talking about changing our gun laws, investing in mental health than at any time since Sandy Hook, i've also been part of many failed negotiations in the past, so I'm sober-minded about our chances.

  2. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo:

    With heartfelt gratitude for your kind wishes and support, Sandy and I hope and pray to bring you good news of her strong recovery soon.

  3. Ronnie Richter:

    While it would appear that his car broke down and he had walked for help, he never called for help from the cell phone that was found on his body, sandy Smith has never accepted the conclusion of the cursory investigation that followed his death, that concluded that his death was a result of a hit-and-run.

  4. Sharon Cooper:

    It doesn't make sense. to know Sandy was to love her.

  5. Barack Obama:

    I tell you, right after Sandy Hook, Newtown, when 20 6-year-olds were gunned down and Congress literally does nothing, yeah, that's the closest I came to feeling disgusted, i was pretty disgusted.

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