a power tool used for sanding wood; an endless loop of sandpaper is moved at high speed by an electric motor





Traits associated with the name Sander:

Dogs named Sander tend to be loving, strong-willed, and loyal. This name is also associated with companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Sander?

Naming your dog Sander may suggest that you are a fan of the Dutch language, or that you appreciate the name's meaning of "defender of mankind." It could also suggest that you are a fan of the name itself, or that you appreciate its simplicity.

Is Sander a good dog name?

Sander has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Sander isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

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Sander is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Sander was, in the past month, the 3698th most viewed dog name on

As of February 2024, Sander is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Sander was viewed 29 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Sander's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Sander is most adored in Kentucky, Oregon and Washington.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Pennsylvania, Florida and California.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Sander.

Most popular breeds named Sander:

  1. Shih Tzu
  2. Maltese
  3. Poodle

Sander is found in these categories:

greek dog names

Derived from Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind" in Greek.

Dog names like Sander:

Diminutive Form Of Samuel Or Samantha
Wood Cutter
marked by or emitting or filled with smoke
Butler, Steward
Sander dog name meaning

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