[ 2 syll. san-der, sa-nd-er ] The baby boy name Sander is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is SAAN-DahR in Dutch †. Sander is largely used in the Dutch, English, German, Scandinavian, Slavic, and Spanish languages, and it is derived from Old Greek origins. Sander is a contraction of the name Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).
Sander is an unusual baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, within the group of boy names directly linked to Sander, Alexander was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Sander: S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"