What does Sanders mean?
Sanders [sanders] as a boys' name is of Middle English origin, and the meaning of Sanders is "son of Alexander".
(male) Saders, Saners, ..
(female) Middle name pairings:
Sanders Marquise (S.M.), ..
How popular is Sanders?
Sanders is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#88 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Sanders entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #706 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Sandor is the only other prominent variation form of Sanders listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Sanders reached the top of their popularity 135 years ago (adoption of 0.01%).
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Anders▲, Flinders, Gunners (see Gunther), Lander, Landers, Saber, Saddler, Sadler, Sanborn, Sanburn, Sancos, Sandberg, Sandbergh (see Sandberg), Sandborn, Sandburg, Sander, Sandero, Sandey, Sandford, Sandfurd, Sandhirst (see Sandhurst), Sandhurst, Sandie, Sandiego, Sandino, Sandro, Sandy▼, Sanford▼, Sanjiro, Sante, Santee, Santos▲, Saunder, Saviero, Sawyer▲, Sayer, Sayers, Sayres, Sellers, Sender, Shandey (see Shandy), Sikander, Snider, Snyder, Somers, Sommers, Speers, Spider, Spiers, Spyder, Squiers, Stanbery, Stanmere (see Stanmore), Stannes (see Stanislaus), Vander, Winters, Xander▲ and Zander▲. These names tend to be more frequently used than Sanders.See names in meaning and etymology.