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What does Ander mean?

Ander Pronunciation of 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): variant spelling of Andrew. Ander is also a variation of Leander (Greek).

ASSOCIATED WITH greek, warrior, lion



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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)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Ander (#1322 A YEAR AGO) ranked in the Top 2000 are Anderson (#305), 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ander, Anders, Anderson, Leander in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ander is pronounced similarly to Andor, Aundre, Ender and Ondre. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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