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Pronunciation

Xander

Origin

English, Dutch

Meaning

Pronounced “Zander”, this name’s spelling alone is attention-grabbing. As is the unusual letter that this baby boy’s name begins with. An abbreviated version of Alexander which comes from the Greek name Alexandros, it means “the defender of the people.” Charming and striking, Xander could be a great choice for your son.

Rank in the year 2015

Xander was ranked #373 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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