US Popularity:1133
Other Origin(s):Greek, Scandinavian
Meaning:Man, manly; Strong
Ander is a boy’s name of Basque, Greek, and possibly Scandinavian origins. A variant of the Scandinavian Anders and Greek moniker Andrew, it translates to “man,” “manly,” or “strong,” which baby can interpret in a variety of ways. Ander is a popular name among athletes, including soccer players, canoeists, and racecar drivers. Stirring up images of boldness and bravery, little Ander is destined to be a force to be reckoned with.

Ander Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Ander is currently #2190 on The Bump
Boy:Ander is currently #1227 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Ander is currently #1133 in U.S. births
Boy:Ander is currently #560 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 12
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • WordSense, Ander

  • Behind the Name, Ander, Novemebr 2020

  • WordSense, Andrew

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Andrew, January 2019

  • Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Andrew

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 336

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