Xander - boys name

Xander name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Xander name meaning:

The name Xander is derived from the Greek name Alexander, which means "defender of men." It is a strong and powerful name that conveys qualities such as bravery, courage, and protection. Xander is often associated with leadership and the ability to stand up for what is right.

Boys with the name Xander are often seen as confident and charismatic individuals who have a natural ability to inspire and motivate others. They tend to have a strong sense of justice and are not afraid to speak up for themselves and those around them. Xander is a name that represents a warrior-like spirit, someone who is willing to fight for what they believe in.

In addition to its strong meaning, Xander is also a unique and modern name choice for parents. It has gained popularity in recent years as an alternative to more traditional names like Alexander. Overall, Xander is a name that carries a powerful message and is well-suited for boys who possess qualities of strength, courage, and leadership.


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Overall UK ranking: 174 out of 4789

308 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (163)

Historical popularity of Xander

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