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Name Zander

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

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Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Alexander
US 2017 rank:#238     ... 236:Matias, 237:Jorge, 238:Zander, 239:Derek, 240:Josue ...     Full US 2017 list
Similarly written:Ander, Lander, Sander, Xander, Anders, Andor, Balder, Jandel, Landen, Leander     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Zander

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 Bulgaria 2017,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2016,  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, Aleksandre, 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

Popularity lists that contain the name Zander

ScotlandGraph2017 199,  2015 200,  2014 1652013 194,  2009 191
USA yearlyGraph2017 238,  2016 261,  2015 249,  2014 245,  2013 2302012 249,  2011 265,  2010 294,  2009 287,  2008 298,  2007 313,  2006 305,  2005 333,  2004 279,  2003 312,  2002 533,  2001 664,  2000 985