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What does Haider mean?

Haider Pronunciation of Haider [haider] as a name for boys is of Arabic origin, and Haider means "lion". Haider is a variant form of Haidar (Arabic).

Associated with: arabic, lion.


Haider has 3 variants: Haydar, Hayder and Hyder.

Creative forms:
(male) Haidre, ..

(female) Haidey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Haider Cartier (H.C.), ..

How popular is Haider?

Haider is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#9929 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Haider has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Haider is alike in pronunciation to Hadar, Hadur and Heder. Other suggested similar names are Bailer, Balder, Caide, Caiden, Calder, Gainer, Hadden, Haden, Hailey, Halden, Halver, Hammer, Harden, Hardey, Harinder, Harper, Havier, Hayden, Heiner, Heitor, Hideo, Jader, Jaide, Jaiden, Kaiden, Kaiser, Lander, Maier, Nader, Nailer, Raiden, Rainer, Rayder, Rider, Sander, Snider, Spider, Tailer, Vander, Walder, Xander and Zander. These names tend to be more frequently used than Haider.

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