Defender of the people





Traits associated with the name Xander:

Xander has a strong, powerful sound to it that highlights a dog's strength of character.

Dogs named Xander tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

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

That you have a creative side and enjoy unique names. It could also suggest that you are a fan of the television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as Xander is a character from the show.

Is Xander a good dog name?

Xander has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Xander 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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Xander is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Xander was, in the past month, the 601st most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Xander is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more 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, Xander was viewed 68 times, and liked 2 times.

Popularity: United States

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

Xander is most adored in Idaho, Minnesota and Hawaii.

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

Popularity: Around The World

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

Most popular breeds named Xander:

  1. Cocker Spaniel
  2. Boxer
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Golden Retriever
  5. American Staffordshire Terrier

Xander is found in these categories:

greek dog names

Shortened form of Alexander, meaning "defender of men" in Greek.

tough dog names

Xander oozes strength and bravery, perfect for a fearless canine!

badass dog names

Exudes strength and uniqueness, hinting at a dog with a bold, adventurous spirit and a fearless, protective nature.

Dog names like Xander:

Brawny and tough.
Ordained minister.
A sylvester stallone character.
Short for ammunition.
Short for nitroglycerin.
Xander dog name meaning

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