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Meaning and name origin

Xander \x(a)-nder, xan-der\ as a boy's name is pronounced ZAN-der. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Xander is "man's defender". Short form of Alexander.

Xander has 2 variant forms: Xan and Xandro.

For more information, see also the related boy name Sander.


Popularity

Xander is not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#75971 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Xander for boys (2014 statistics).


Top 1000 baby names ranking of Xander name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Xander and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexander and Xander. (2014 statistics).


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

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


Similar Names

Xander is also pronounced similarly to Sandor, Saunder, Sender and Zander. Other suggested similar baby names are Lander and Vander. Like Xander, these names are not commonly used.

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