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Xander Meaning


What does Xander mean?

The name Xander is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Xander is "defender of mankind".

Xander is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Zan-der.

The Given Name Xander

Xander is a diminutive of Alexander. See Alexander for further details.

Xander is a name with authenticness.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Although often used, your valiant little Xander, is sure to make it all his own.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Xander Berkeley.

Xander Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 171 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,257 occurrences. It ranked 13,625 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 164 in baby name popularity for boys with 2,403 occurrences. It ranked 13,985 in baby name popularity for girls with 7 occurrences.

The trend's your friend. See how Xander has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Xander Name Popularity Page.

Xander Related Names

Xander is a diminutive of Alexander.

Famous Xanders

  • Xander Berkeley ~ Actor

Xander Numerology

What will your new littleXander be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Xander Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Xander in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Xander.

Just for fun, see the name Xander in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Xander in Nautical Flags page.