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What does Sander mean?

Sander \s(a)-nder, san-der\ as a boys' name is of German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Sander is "man's defender". Variant of Alexander. The name is used in Europe.


Variations

Sander has 6 variants: Sandino, Sandor, Sender, Xan, Xander and Zander.

Sander has 20 more related variations via Alexander: Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alisander, Iskander, Iskender, Sacha, Sandero, Sandie, Sandro, Sandros, Sandy, Sascha, Sasha, Saunder, Saunders, Sikander, Zandro and Zandros.


Popularity

Sander is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#3258 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of Sander and associated names. Alexander (#8 in 2014), Xander (#211), Zander (#246) and Sandy are the popular variation forms of Sander (#unlisted). This boy name was at the height of its popularity in 2013 and has remained as popular to this day, but with the form Sandy becoming less stylish. Zander (#246), Xander (#211) and Alexander (#8) are three of the more fashionable boy names here, with Alexander having a revival in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

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

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Lander, Sanders, Sandey, Snider, Snyder and Vander. Like Sander, these names are not frequently used.

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