in the U.S.
- Gender: Boy
- Origin: Greek
- Meaning: Defender of the People
- #1681 All Time
Pronunciation of Xander
How popular is the name "Xander" in the U.S.?
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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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Xander" ranks #77 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 32 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of 1,724 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
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 east? 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.
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.
X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
N is for nice, need I say more?
D is for delight, a surprise from within.
E is for eternal, your spirit will live.
R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.
Your name in reverse order is "Rednax". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aexnrd". 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 Nov 23, 2005
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 Wales approximately on 950. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.
You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Name poster for Xander
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.