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What does Zindel mean?

Zindel Pronunciation of Zindel [zin-del] as a boys' name is of Yiddish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Zindel is "man's defender". Variant of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Zindel has 1 variant: Zindil.

4 more relations via Alexander: Sander, Xander, Zander and Zandro.

Creative forms:
(male) Ziondel, ..

(female) Zinrei, Zinze, ..

Middle name pairings:
Zindel Zayne (Z.Z.), ..

How popular is Zindel?

Zindel is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#66073 out of 150436, Top 44%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Zindel (not ranked) are Alexander (#8 via latest list), Xander (#207) and Zander (#249). Other variants, like Sander, are seldom used. These forms of Zindel reached the apex of their popularity a decade ago (average #178) and are almost as common today (#154, 10.7% less usage). Alexander is more widely used than the rest, though Xander has become trendy as well over time. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Xander, Zander in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Abdel, Adel, Airel, Anael, Angel, Ansel, Ardel, Arnel, Arondel (see Arundel), Arundel, Cadel, Daniel, Dannel, Dantel, Danyel, Denzel, Donnel, Donzel, Edel, Eudel, Fidel, Friedel, Giovel, Haniel, Hansel, Hanzel, Hillel, Kaniel, Kendel, Kimbel, Kordel, Lindal, Lindel, Lindell, Linden, Linder, Lionel, Lionnel, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Mardel, Mendel, Micael, Michel, Miguel, Mikael, Mikel, Mikkel, Miquel, Montel, Niel, Nigel, Niguel, Nikhel, Ohngel (see Angel), Ohnjel (see Angel), Onjel, Onnjel (see Angel), Otniel, Rancel, Randel, Rigel, Ronel, Udel, Videl, Wendel, Zaine, Zane, Zino, Zinon, Zinov, Zinovi, Ziven and Zuriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Zindel.

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