What does Zander mean?
Zander /zan-der/ as a boys' name is pronounced ZAN-der. It is of Slavic and Greek origin, and the meaning of Zander is "man's defender".
Related boy name: Sander.more]
How popular is Zander?
Zander is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#7099 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name history of Zander for boys. Zander entered the list in 2000 and reached its highest rank of #230 in the U.S. in the year 2013, and is at #246 presently. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Popular variation forms of Zander (#246 in 2014) are Alexander (#8 in 2014), Xander (#211) and Sandy. Other forms, like Sander, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Zander was widespread in 2013 (usage of 0.64%) and has remained as conventional to this day (usage 0.63%), but with the version Sandy becoming less stylish. Zander, Xander and Alexander are three of the more fashionable birth names in this list, and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Alexander.
Thinking of names?
Zander▲ is pronounced similarly to Sender. Other recommended similar baby 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▼, Tandey, Tanier, Tanner▲, Vander, Walder, Ysander, Zaheer, Zane▲, Zavier and Zindel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zander.