Zander - boys name

Zander name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 88%

Zander name meaning:

The name Zander is a variant of the name Alexander, derived from the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of mankind" or "protector of men." It is a strong and masculine name with a historical and regal connotation. The name has its roots in ancient Greece, associated with the legendary figure Alexander the Great, one of the most influential military leaders in history.

Choosing the name Zander for a boy often reflects a desire to imbue the child with qualities like bravery, strength, and leadership. The name carries a sense of responsibility and a natural inclination to protect and support others. It suggests a person who is determined, intelligent, and confident in his abilities. With its powerful meaning and historical significance, Zander is a name that bestows a sense of importance and nobility upon its bearer, making it an excellent choice for parents seeking a name that exudes strength and honor.

Origin: English

Abbreviation of Alexander.

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Overall UK ranking: 598 out of 4789

63 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (164)

Historical popularity of Zander

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