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What does Iskender mean?

Iskender Pronunciation of Iskender [isk-ender] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Iskender is "man's defender, warrior". Iskender is an alternate form of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Iskender has 1 variant: Iskander.

1 more alternative form via Alexander: Sikander.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Iskender Stefan (I.S.), ..

How popular is Iskender?

Iskender is a rare first name for men. Iskender is a rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Iskender (outside Top 2000) is Alexander (#8 in recent rankings). Adoption of this form of Iskender was at its highest 2 decades ago (#21) and is somewhat lower today (#8, 27%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alcander, Alcinder, Alkander, Alkender, Ander, Brander, Casander, Cassander, Cleander, Denver, Ebenzer, Ender, Evander, Fielder, Fraener, Guenter, Gurinder, Harinder, Heder, Inver, Isador, Isander, Isandero, Isandro, Isidor, Keder, Kenner, Lander, Leander, Levander, Liander, Linder, Lysander, Neander, Nikander, Osker, Peder, Renier, Sander, Saunder, Sender, Skinner, Spencer, Spenser, Tavener, Tavenner, Vander, Xander, Ysander (see Isandro) and Zander. These names tend to be more frequently used than Iskender.

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