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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Ender

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  • A submission from Turkey says the name Ender means "Rare or extinct" and is of Turkish origin.
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun End"er
One who, or that which, makes an end of something; as, the ender of my life.

From ender, from Arabic.

  1. A male given name
  2. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Ender

Ender Inciarte is an athlete for the Atlanta Braves. Ender was born on October 29th, 1990 in Maracaibo.


Ender Arslan is a basketball player for the Efes Pilsen, Anadolu Efes S.K., KK Olimpija, Saski Baskonia, Panionios B.C., Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Darüşşafaka S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Ender was born on January 13th, 1983 in Istanbul.


Ender Thomas is a musician. He plays Guitar. Ender was born in Puerto Cabello.


Ender Günlü is a soccer player for the Sohar SC, Olympique Lyonnais, Étoile Carouge FC, Urania Genève Sport, Orihuela CF, EGS Gafsa, Racing Club Genève, AZAL PFK, PFC Akademik Sofia, Turgutluspor, Turan IK, and Eyüpspor. Ender was born on May 9th, 1984 in France.


Ender Konca is a soccer player for the Kasımpaşa S.K., İstanbulspor A.Ş., Eskişehirspor, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahçe S.K., and Turkey national football team. Ender was born on October 22nd, 1947 in Istanbul.


Ender was born on January 2nd, 1977 in İnegöl.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ender

Mariska Veres was a psychedelic rock, pop music, and jazz musician. She plays Organ (music) and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1963 to 2006. Mariska was given the name Maria Elisabeth Ender on October 1st, 1947 in The Hague. Mariska is also known as Mariska Veres. She passed away on December 2nd, 2006.


Kornelia Ender is a swimmer. Kornelia was born on October 25th, 1958 in Plauen, Sachsen, East Germany now Germany.


Thomas was born on November 3rd, 1793. He left this life on September 28th, 1875.


Otto Ender was an office holder. Otto was born on December 24th, 1875 in Altach. He died on June 25th, 1960.


Johann was born on November 4th, 1793 in Vienna. He left this life on March 16th, 1854.


Elma Teresa Salinas Ender is a lawyer. Elma was born on August 11th, 1953 in Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USA.


How popular is the baby name Ender in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1991 5 0 5
1995 11 0 11
1999 6 0 6
2000 10 0 10
2001 7 0 7
2002 11 0 11
2003 7 0 7
2004 12 0 12
2005 14 0 14
2006 21 0 21
2007 31 0 31
2008 34 0 34
2009 40 0 40
2010 57 0 57
2011 48 0 48
2012 85 0 85
2013 82 0 82
2014 120 0 120
2015 98 0 98
2016 129 0 129
2017 116 0 116

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Popularity of Ender as a first name

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Popularity of Ender as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ender U.S.
  White 93.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ender

People with the last name Ender are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ender

  • How Popular is the name Ender? Ender is the 10,959th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ender was the 33,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ender have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 944 babies born with the first name Ender in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ender to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ender? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ender first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ender is Monday, February 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ender born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ender was in 2016 with a total of 129 babies.
  • Random Ender Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ender is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Ender: Your name in reverse order is Redne. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rende. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ender? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 690 people with the last name Ender.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ender? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ender as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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