Sander

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Male Male Name

Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Old Danish form of Sandarr [1]

2) German short form of Alexander [2] [3] [4] [5]

Related Names

Sander
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Danish Finish Norwegian Old Danish Old Swedish Swedish
Santer
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Frequency of occurance as female nameFrequency of occurance as male name
Finish
Santeri
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Finish Norwegian Swedish
Zander
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Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Sandor, Sándor

For female forms see Sanda, Sandra

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Sandersen Denmark Norway
Sanderson Norway Sweden
Sanderssen Norway
Sandersson Norway Sweden
Sanderssøn Norway
Sandersøn Norway

Female

Sanderdatter Norway
Sandersdatter Denmark Norway
Sandersdotter Norway Sweden

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Sander
Genitive: Sanders
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Sander
Genitive: Sanderin
Partitive: Sanderia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Sander
Genitive: Sanders
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Sander
Genitive: Sanders

Name Day

Norway Norway

18 March

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Trivia

  • Sweden: In January 1973, 172 people were named Sander (percentage of first or only given name: 20 %) [6]

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Denmark Denmark[8]
2115
n.a.
0
n.a.
2115
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[9]
630 919 2 11 628 908
Finland Finland[10]
n.a.
814 0 0
n.a.
814
Greenland Greenland[11]
0 13
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[12]
2 2
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Norway Norway[13]
n.a.
n.a.
6
n.a.
9599
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Sander (m) Sources: [9][8][13][10]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Sander (m) Sources: [14]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Sander (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Sander (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Sander (m)


References

  1. Lena Peterson: Nordiskt runnamnslexikon (2007)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 4.6 4.7 4.8 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Sture Allén/Staffan Wåhlin: Förnamnsboken (1979)
  7. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  9. 9.0 9.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  10. 10.0 10.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  11. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  12. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  14. details see Name Statistic tables