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What does Bader mean?

Bader Pronunciation of Bader [bad-er] as a girls' name is of Arabic origin, and the meaning of Bader is "full moon". The source of this name "badara" means "to take by surprise". This can mean full moon at the most romantic hour. The name has been used in all sorts of famous Arabic poetry by Khalill Gibran and Omar Khayyam. Lucy Baines Johnson, daughter of President Lyndon Baines Johnson, had a bridesmaid with this name.

Associated with: arabic, moon, poetry (literary).


Bader has 1 variant: Badr.

Creative forms:
(female) Badber, Bider, ..

(male) Badber, Badger, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bader Audriana (B.A.), ..

How popular is Bader?

Bader is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3618 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Bader has not made it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bader name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bader outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Babe, Banee, Batel, Bradee, Brier and Chader. Like Bader, these names are not commonly used.

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