Other Origin(s):German
Meaning:New man, new human
Neander is a boy's name that has Greek and German origins. It means "new man" or "new human." The name Neander is historically associated with the Neander Valley, Neandertal in German, located near Düsseldorf, Germany. In that valley, the first fossilized remains of the early human species Homo neanderthalensis, commonly known as Neanderthals, were discovered in 1856. This name reflects a blend of ancient history and modern science. Encourage your little one to embrace the diversity of human experience and see life as a journey of discovery with this name.
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