in the U.S.
since 1880


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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 9 0 9
1934 6 0 6
1987 5 0 5
1988 7 0 7
1990 5 0 5
1991 5 0 5
1992 9 0 9
1993 11 0 11
1994 8 0 8
1995 12 0 12
1996 18 0 18
1997 32 0 32
1998 79 0 79
1999 109 0 109
2000 150 0 150
2001 274 0 274
2002 420 0 420
2003 957 0 957
2004 1,148 8 1,140
2005 910 0 910
2006 1,080 0 1,080
2007 1,053 0 1,053
2008 1,117 0 1,117
2009 1,152 6 1,146
2010 1,114 0 1,114
2011 1,300 0 1,300
2012 1,469 7 1,462
2013 1,592 0 1,592
2014 1,515 0 1,515
2015 1,452 0 1,452

Want to know about the popularity of the Zander baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 17,018 babies born with the name Zander in the United States. That's more than enough Zanders to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Zander" was in 2013 with a total of 1,592 babies. (That's a lot of baby Zanders)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Zander" ranks #104 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Wyoming. Imagine that, 8 babies in Wyoming have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 910 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Zander popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Zander

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Zan"der
A European pike perch (Stizostedion lucioperca) allied to the wall-eye; -- called also sandari sander sannat schill, and zant.

Etymology: Cf. D. zand sand

Other Inspirations for the Name Zander

Zander Fish
Zander Insurance
Zander Life Insurance
Zander Mahaffey
Zander Peers
Zander Wiel
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Zander Identity Theft
Zander Lurie
Zander Meisner

Alternative Meanings

Z is for zest, your zeal for life.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

R is for rational, the way you think.

Your name in reverse order is "Rednaz". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nzadre". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Zander born Aug 2, 1927

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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 Central England approximately on 1150. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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