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Name Xander

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

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About the name Xander in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German
Is short form of:Alexander
US 2015 rank:#207     ... 205:Jake, 206:Peter, 207:Xander, 208:Elliot, 209:Finn ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Ander, Lander, Sander, Zander, Anders, Andor, Balder, Jandel, Landen, Leander     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Xander

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, S├índor, Sandro, Sandy, Santeri, Skender, Xander, Zander   Sortable list   Details
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BelgiumGraph2012 94,  2011 67,  2010 50,  2009 39,  2008 45,  2007 43,  2006 39,  2005 35,  2004 21
ScotlandGraph2015 194,  2011 191
USA yearlyGraph2015 207,  2014 211,  2013 219,  2012 216,  2011 2052010 253,  2009 245,  2008 268,  2007 280,  2006 280,  2005 279,  2004 259,  2003 234,  2002 542,  2001 754,  2000 925,  1999 924
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