Names .org

Name poster for Xander(click to save the high quality version)

Popularity
19k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Xander

Gender: Boy. Ranked #1681 most popular

Similar Names
< 1k Xandra (English)

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 x, the mysterious side of you!

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

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

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



Girls
Boys

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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Xander" is not a popular baby boy's name in West Virginia. Imagine that, only 10 babies in West Virginia have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 1,280 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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Xander

Xander Berkeley

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

Popularity:

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.

Popularity:

Past life for Xander born Feb 21, 1955

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 Yugoslavia approximately on 750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.