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Popularity
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Xander

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of the People
  • #1681 All Time
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< 1k Xandra (English)

How popular is the name "Xander" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1990505
1991606
1992909
199314014
199416016
199513013
199617017
199734034
199889089
19991590159
20001650165
20012280228
20024070407
20031,42401,424
20041,28071,273
20051,20001,200
20061,23601,236
20071,23251,227
20081,29401,294
20091,44301,443
20101,34801,348
20111,72401,724
20121,70901,709
20131,69201,692
20141,82401,824

Want to know about the populiarty of Xander? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 18,568 babies born with the name Xander in the United States. That's more than enough Xanders to occupy the territory of Cook Islands (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 17,791 (as of December 1, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1990 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Xander" was in 2014 with a total of 1,824 babies. (That's a lot of baby Xanders)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Xander" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 18 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 1,692 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Xander" mean?

Xander (Greek): Defender of the People

The name "Xander" is of Greek origin and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Rednax". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Naxerd". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Xander popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Xander in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Xander

Xander Berkeley

Xander Berkeley is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1981 to present. Xander was born in 1958 as Alexander Harper Berkeley in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, U.S.

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Xander de Buisonje

Xander de Buisonje is a musical artist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1992 to present. Xander was born in 1973 as Alexander Serge de Buisonje in Voorburg, Netherlands.

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Past life for Xander born Dec 25, 1964

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 875. Your profession was philosopher and thinker.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

Name poster for Xander

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