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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stander

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Stand"er
  1. One who stands.
  2. Same as Standel.(Obs)
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. An organism (person or animal) that stands ("a crowd of sitters and standers")
  1. One who stands.
  2. (obsolete) A standel.

stander was also found in the following language(s): Norwegian Bokmål

Notable Persons With the Last Name Stander

Lionel Stander was an actor. He was most active from 1928 to 1994. Lionel was born on January 11th, 1908 in The Bronx, New York, U.S. He died on November 30th, 1994.


CJ was born on April 5th, 1990 in George, Western Cape. CJ is also known as CJ Stander.


Ron Stander is a boxer. Ron was born on October 17th, 1944 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.


Janneman Stander is a rugby player. Janneman was born on September 8th, 1993 in George, Western Cape.


Burry was born on September 16th, 1987 in Port Shepstone. Burry is also known as The Dart". He left this life on January 3rd, 2013.


Brynard Stander is a rugby player. Brynard was born on April 27th, 1990 in Durban.


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Popularity of Stander as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Stander U.S.
  White 95.63% 64.26%
  African American 1.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.73% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.46% 16.26%

Of Last Name Stander

People with the last name Stander are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Stander

  • How Popular is the name Stander? As a last name Stander was the 28,883rd most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Stander first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Stander is Wednesday, February 6th, 1924.
  • How unique is the name Stander? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Stander. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Stander: Your name in reverse order is Rednats. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tdnaesr. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Stander? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 823 people with the last name Stander.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Stander? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Stander as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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