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Zander 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.

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

For more information, see also the related name Sander.

Baby names that sound like Zander are Xander, Saunder, Sandor, Sandero, Sender and Sanders.

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Popularity of Zander

Zander is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7927 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Zander
Popularity of Zander