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Meaning and name origin

Zander \z(a)-nder, zan-der\ as a boy's name is pronounced ZAN-der. It is of Slavic and Greek origin, and the meaning of Zander is "man's defender". Short form of Alexander. Also a German Yiddish name. See also Sandy.


Variations

Zander has 4 variant forms: Zan, Zandro, Zandros and Zann.

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


Popularity

Zander is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7927 out of 88799, Top 9%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Zander for boys. Zander reached its highest rank of #230 in the U.S. in 2013 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Zander and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexander (#8), Zander (#246) and Sandy. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

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

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


Similar Names

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

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