What does Lander mean?
Lander [lan-der] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin. Occupational name: possibly "laundryman" or "landowner". Also possibly derived from German meaning "picket fence", or from an expression describing a person from a rural area, or from a German/Jewish name for the people of Landau, a city in Germany. Lander, Wyoming was named for explorer and Civil War general Frederick W. Lander.
(male) Laider, Lauder, ..
(female) Lanlex, Lanret, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Lander?
Lander is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#6403 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Landis and Landry (#858 the previous year) are the prominent varying forms of Lander (not ranked). These forms of Lander were favored 3 years ago and are somewhat less conventional today. Landry is more universally found than the rest. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Lander is pronounced similarly to Leander▼, Leandre, Liander and Linder. Other recommended names are Ander, Balder, Banner, Brander, Calder, Ender, Evander, Haider, Hayder, Isander, Jader, Laddey, Lance▼, Landan, Landbert (see Lambert), Landen, Landin▼, Lando, Landon▲, Landyn▲, Lane▲, Langden, Lange, Lanier, Lawler, Lawyer, Lazer, Leandrew, Leandro▲, Leanther, Levander, Liandro, Lindel, Linden, Lynden, Lysander, Mandel, Nader, Neander, Randel, Randey, Ranger, Ranier, Rayder, Sander, Sandero, Sanders, Sandey, Sandor, Saunder, Sender, Tandey, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Walder, Xander▲, Ysander (see Isandro) and Zander▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lander.