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pinWhat does Iskander mean?

Iskander /iskan-der/ as a boys' name is of Arabic and Greek origin, and the meaning of Iskander is "man's defender". Variant of Alexander.


Iskander has 6 different relations via Alexander: Alcander, Iskender, Sander, Sikander, Xander and Zander.

Kreatif forms: Iskanderrio, Iskandra, Iskanver. [more]

pinHow popular is Iskander?

Iskander is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#39111 out of 150436, Top 26%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alexander (#8 from current records), Xander (#211) and Zander (#246) are the prominent alternative forms of Iskander (outside Top 1000). These relations of Iskander were popular as birth names in the year 2013 (adoption of 0.85%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.85%). Alexander is the clear favorite, although Zander appears to be becoming a favorite too. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Iskander and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Xander, Zander in U.S.

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

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Suggested similar baby names are Alkander, Alkender, Brander, Casander, Cassander, Cleander, Evander, Isador, Isander, Isandero, Isandro, Ismat, Lander, Leander, Levander, Liander, Lysander, Neander, Nikander, Vander and Ysander. Like Iskander, these names are not frequently used.