What does Sander mean?
(male) Shander, Sonder, ..
(female) Sanderra, Sanderri, .. Middle name pairings:
Sander Aron (S.A.), ..
How popular is Sander?
Sander is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3726 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Alexander (#8 in recent rankings), Xander (#207), Zander (#249), Sandro, Sandor and Sandy are the popular variation forms of Sander (outside Top 2000). These forms of Sander were at the height of their popularity 6 years ago (usage of 1.1%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.9%, ▼10.7%), but with the form Sandy becoming somewhat outmoded. Xander, Zander and Alexander are three of the more fashionable boy names here. Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of Sander and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Ander, Balder, Banner, Brander, Calder, Ender, Evander, Haider, Hayder, Isander, Jader, Landen, Lander, Landers, Landor, Lanier, Leander▼, Liander, Linder, Mandel, Nader, Neander, Randel, Randey, Ranger, Ranier, Rayder, Saber, Saddler, Sadler, Sandberg, Sanders, Sanderson, Sandey, Sante, Santee, Sawyer▲, Sayer, Shandey (see Shandy), Snider, Snyder, Spider, Spyder, Tandey, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Walder and Ysander (see Isandro). These names tend to be more frequently used than Sander.See names in meaning and etymology.