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Zander - Meaning of Zander

What does Zander mean?

Meaning of the name ZanderAlexanderAxelAlexAlejandroXanderAlexisAlecAlessandroAlexzanderAlessandriAlexandreLexoAlAlekOleksandrAlixLexSandersAllieAlexandroEskandarAlessioLesLeksSandy

[ 2 syll. zan-der, za-nd-er ] The baby boy name Zander is pronounced as ZAENDer †. Zander is of Old Greek origin, and it is used largely in the English, Greek, and Slavic languages. Zander is a contraction of Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).

See also the related categories, slavic and greek.

Zander is popular as a baby name for boys, and it is also viewed as fairly trendy. The name's popularity has been growing since the 1990s; before that, it was of only very light use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2013 with 0.079% of baby boys being given the name Zander. Its ranking then was #230. In 2016, it ranked at #261 with a usage of 0.069%. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Zander, Alexander was the most frequently used. Its use outnumbered Zander's by 10 times in 2016.

† Pronunciation for Zander: Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)"

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