What does Ander mean?
Ander [an-der] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Ander means "man, warrior; lion man". Ander is a variant form of Anders (Scandinavian, Greek): version of Andrew. Ander is also a variation of Leander (Greek).
(male) Adder, Auder, ..
(female) Antair, Antra, .. Middle name pairings:
Ander Anish (A.A.), ..
How popular is Ander?
Ander is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#48021 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Ander entered the list in 2012 and reached its peak rank of #1322 in the U.S. in 2015. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Ander (#1322 a year ago) ranked in the Top 2000 are Anderson (#305 a year ago), Anders (#794) and Leander (#1979). Usage of these forms of Ander is at its apex today (adoption of 0.1%), except for the version Leander which has fallen out of style. Anderson and Anders are two of the more chic birth names in this list.
Ander is pronounced similarly to Andor, Aundre, Ender and Ondre. Other recommended names are Abdel, Abeer, Abner, Acer, Adar, Ade, Adel, Adem, Aden, Adler, Aiden▲, Alden▲, Alger, Alter, Ameer▲, Amer, Ammer, Anael, Ancher, Andie, Andon▼, Andre, Andrea, Andrei, Andrej, Andres, Andrew▼, Andrey, Andro, Andru, Andy, Ange, Angel, Anjel, Anker, Ankur, Anse, Ansel, Anteo, Antero, Anwar, Anwel, Ardel, Arden, Asher▲, Asser, Auden, Audey, Avner, Ayden▲, Aymer, Eder, Elder, Heder, Hyder, Inver, Jader, Keder, Lander, Linder, Nader, Peder, Rider, Ryder▲, Sander, Sender, Snider, Snyder, Vander, Xander▲ and Zander▲. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ander.See names in meaning and etymology.