What does Xander mean?
Related boy name: Sander.Creative forms:
(male) Xaner, Xanes, ..
(female) Xanderna, Xanera, .. Middle name pairings:
Xander Geovanni (X.G.), ..
How popular is Xander?
Xander is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#56826 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Xander for boys. Xander was first listed in 1998 and reached its apex position of #205 in the U.S. in the year 2011, and is at #207 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Alexander (#8 from recent data), Zander (#249), Sandro, Sandor and Sandy are the prominent alternative forms of Xander (#207 from recent data) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Xander were popular as baby names 6 years ago (usage of 1.1%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.9%, ▼11%), but with the version Sandy going out of style. Alexander has historically been a favorite of parents, though Zander has become popular as well.
Xander▲ is alike in pronunciation to Sender. Other suggested 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, Sanders, Sandey, Tandey, Tanier, Tanner, Vander, Walder, Xandros, Xavier▲ and Ysander (see Isandro). These names tend to be more commonly used than Xander.See names in meaning and etymology.