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Xander

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of the People
  • #1681 All Time
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How popular is the name "Xander" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1990 5 0 5
1991 6 0 6
1992 9 0 9
1993 14 0 14
1994 16 0 16
1995 13 0 13
1996 17 0 17
1997 34 0 34
1998 89 0 89
1999 159 0 159
2000 165 0 165
2001 228 0 228
2002 407 0 407
2003 1,424 0 1,424
2004 1,280 7 1,273
2005 1,200 0 1,200
2006 1,236 0 1,236
2007 1,232 5 1,227
2008 1,294 0 1,294
2009 1,443 0 1,443
2010 1,348 0 1,348
2011 1,724 0 1,724
2012 1,709 0 1,709
2013 1,692 0 1,692
2014 1,824 0 1,824

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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Xander" ranks #107 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of 1,294 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Xander" mean? The list below shows the origins of Xander as well as things modernly associated with the name Xander such as celebrities named Xander.

Greek

Origin and Meaning of Xander

The name "Xander" is of Greek origin, and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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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Alternative Meanings

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

Your name in reverse order is "Rednax". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raexdn". 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.

Past life for Xander born Mar 2, 1944

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 1825. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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