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Name Sander

Meaning:he who wards off (other) men, defender of menTools:

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About the name Sander in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, Dutch
Is short form of:Alexander
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Ander, Lander, Sándor, Xander, Zander, Anders, Andor, Balder, Jandel, Landen     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Sander

Meaning/translation, female:defender of men
Meaning/translation, male:he who wards off (other) men, defender of men
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:famous as the name of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (356 to 323 BC)
 until now there were 8 popes with this name
Words:alexein = to ward off, to defend  Old Greek
 aner = the man  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology, Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Alexander Germany 1997,  1:Alejandro Spain 2011,  1:Aleksandar Macedonia 2011,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2014,  2:Sander Norway 1998,  2:Alexandru Romania 2009,  2:Alesia Albania 2012
Somehow related to:Alexis/Alexis, Alistair
Name variants:Alejandra, Aleksandra, Aleksandra, Alena, Alesia, Alessa, Alessandra, Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Alexane, Alexiane, Alja, Alondra, Lexi, Lexie, Sandra, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sandy, Sanja, Alasdair, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Aleks, Aleksa, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Aleksandr, Aleksandrs, Aleksej, Aleksio, Alesandro, Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alexandru, Alexzander, Alix, Leka, Lex, Olek, Sander, Sándor, Sandro, Sandy, Santeri, Skender, Xander, Zander   Sortable list   Details
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BelgiumGraph2010 90,  2009 762008 90,  2007 78,  2006 83,  2005 84
DenmarkGraph2014 43,  2012 40,  2011 292010 48,  2009 43,  2008 47
EstoniaGraph2015 21,  2014 21,  2013 92012 10
NetherlandsGraph2010 91,  2009 81,  2008 67,  2001 19,  2000 141999 18,  1998 18
NorwayGraph2015 16,  2014 11,  2013 12,  2012 17,  2011 18,  2010 15,  2009 7,  2008 15,  2007 7,  2006 5,  2005 11,  2004 7,  2003 5,  2002 3,  2001 3,  2000 2,  1999 3,  1998 21997 23
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