US Popularity:25853
Other Origin(s):Greek
Meaning:Son of Alexander; Mankind's defender
Saunders is a masculine name with English and Greek roots. Typically used as a last name, it translates to “son of Alexander,” making it a great choice if you’re naming baby after an important member of your family. Thanks to its connections to the Greek Alexander, it can also translate to “mankind’s defender.” For a name that encourages your little one to embrace their fighting spirit and defend the people they love, Saunders makes for a classic choice.

Saunders Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2018
- 1752
from 2001
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