Xander
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Given Name XANDER
GENDER: Masculine
PRONOUNCED: KSAHN-dər (Dutch), ZAN-dər (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ALEXANDER. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by a character on the television series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (1997-2003).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Alex, Lex, Sander (Dutch), Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Zander (English)
FEMININE FORM: Alexina (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aleksander, Skender (Albanian), Alexander, Alexandros (Ancient Greek), Iskandar (Arabic), Aleksandr (Armenian), Alesander (Basque), Alexander (Biblical), Alexandros (Biblical Greek), Aleksandar, Sasho (Bulgarian), Alexandre, Àlex (Catalan), Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša (Croatian), Alexandr, Aleš (Czech), Alexander, Aleksander, Alex, Sander (Danish), Aleksandro, Aleĉjo (Esperanto), Aleksander (Estonian), Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu (Finnish), Alexandre, Alex (French), Alexandre (Galician), Aleksandre, Sandro (Georgian), Alexander, Alex (German), Alexandros (Greek), Alexander, Alexandros (Greek Mythology), Alexander, Sándor, Sanyi (Hungarian), Alexander, Alex (Icelandic), Iskandar (Indonesian), Alastar (Irish), Alessandro, Ale, Alex, Sandro (Italian), Aleksandras (Lithuanian), Aleksandar, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sasho (Macedonian), Aleksander, Alexander, Alex, Sander (Norwegian), Sikandar (Pashto), Eskandar (Persian), Aleksander, Olek (Polish), Alexandre, Alex, Xande, Xandinho (Portuguese), Alexandru, Alex, Sandu (Romanian), Aleksandr, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Ally, Sawney (Scottish), Aleksandar, Aca, Aco, Saša (Serbian), Alexander, Aleš (Slovak), Aleksander, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Saša, Sašo (Slovene), Alejandro, Ale (Spanish), Alexander, Alex, Sander (Swedish), İskender (Turkish), Oleksander, Oleksandr, Olek (Ukrainian), Sikandar (Urdu), Sender (Yiddish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #211 
England and Wales  ranked #271 
Belgium  ranked #94 
Netherlands  ranked #429