Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
(Or View Zander Girl)

In 2017 the name Zander...

• was given to 1,546 baby boys
• was the 238th most popular name for baby boys
• was 46% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wyoming, South Dakota, and West Virginia
• was least popular in Rhode Island, Deleware, and Vermont
• was about as popular as Jorge and Derek
Babies Named Zander Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Zander...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2013
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 4911% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Xander, Owen, Ansh, Amelie, Nyla, Livia
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joseph, Patrick, Jessie, Margarita, Kathrine, Elizabeth
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Zander Per State
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Geographically the name Zander...

• 12% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jaxton, Weston, Cooper, Emery, Ember, Rylee
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jayden, Dylan, Joshua, Zoe, Ariana, Ana
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Zander by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Zander are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Zander will be the only kid named Zander in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Zander compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Zander rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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