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What does Brander mean?

Brander Pronunciation of Brander [bran-der] as a name for boys. The meaning of Brander is "sword; fiery torch, beacon". Brander is an alternate spelling of Brand (Old Norse, Old English).

Associated with: sword (warrior), fiery.


5 related forms via Brand: Brandell, Brando, Brandt, Brant and Brantley.

Creative forms:
(male) Bander, Braider, ..

(female) Braner, Brantra, ..

Middle name pairings:
Brander Howard (B.H.), ..

How popular is Brander?

Brander is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#26807 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Brander (not ranked) are Brando, Brandt (#1459 in 2015), Brant (#1818) and Brantley (#121). Usage of these forms of Brander was more pronounced among parents 1 year ago (usage of 0.19%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.18%, 1%). Brantley is the most fashionable birth name in this compilation. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Brando, Brandt, Brant, Brantley in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Brander and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Balder, Banner, Bradden, Braden, Bradey, Braeden, Braiden, Braiser (see Brazier), Braizer, Brandan, Branden, Brandin, Brandon, Brandyn, Branlea (see Branley), Branlee, Branley, Brannen, Brannt (see Brant), Bransen, Branten, Brantin, Branton, Brantt (see Brant), Braser, Brayden, Brazer, Brazier, Breandan, Brendan, Brenden, Brendin, Brendon, Brendt, Brendyn, Brenten, Brindley, Brindly, Broder, Evander, Granger, Isander, Lander, Leander, Liander, Neander, Sander, Vander, Xander, Ysander (see Isandro) and Zander. These names tend to be more commonly used than Brander.

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