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What does Sikander mean?

Sikander Pronunciation of Sikander [sikan-der] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the name Sikander means "man's defender, warrior". Sikander is an alternate form of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


10 different relations via Alexander: Alcander, Alisander, Iskander, Iskender, Sander, Sandero, Sandor, Saunder, Xander and Zander.

Creative forms:
(male) Sikange, Sikansel, ..

(female) Sikanne, Sikanser, ..

Middle name pairings:
Sikander Evin (S.E.), ..

How popular is Sikander?

Sikander is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#144908 out of 150436, Top 96%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alexander (#8 the previous year), Sandor, Xander (#207) and Zander (#249) are the prominent alternative forms of Sikander (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Sikander was well-received among parents a decade ago (usage of 1.05%) and is almost as conventional today (usage 0.94%, down 11%). Alexander, Xander and Zander are three of the more trendy names for newborns in this list. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Sandor, Xander, Zander in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alaxander, Alcinder, Aleksander, Alissander, Alkander, Alkender, Balder, Banner, Brander, Casander, Cassander, Cleander, Einer, Ender, Evander, Gurinder, Hayder, Isander, Jader, Kidder, Kiefner, Lander, Lanier, Leander, Levander, Liander, Linder, Lysander, Nader, Neander, Nikander, Nikandreo (see Nicandro), Philander, Ranger, Ridder, Riker, Saddler, Sadler, Sandberg, Sanders, Sandey, Sandro, Sandy, Sante, Santee, Sawyer, Scanlen (see Scanlon), Schaffer, Seager, Sender, Shafeer, Shandey (see Shandy), Shanley, Signe, Siward, Skinner, Skyller, Slaide, Slater, Slayde, Slayden, Sloane, Snider, Snyder, Spencer, Spider, Springer, Spyder, Stanbery, Stanlee, Stanten, Vander, Wilder, Winter and Ysander (see Isandro). These names tend to be more commonly used than Sikander.

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