First name origins & meanings:
- Swedish: Son of Andrew
- Greek: Valiant, courageous
First name variations: Alakesander, Alec, Aleck, Alejandro, Alek, Alkeos, Aleks, Aleksey, Alesandro, Alessandro, Alejo, Alex, Alexas, Alexei, Alexio, Alysander, Alexandre, Aleksander, Alick, Alik, Alyc, Alyck, Alyk, Iksander, Ixsander, Sandro, Sander, Sandor, Sandy, Sandie, Sacha, Sasha, Xander, Alexander, Andy, Andor, Andre, Andreas, Andrae, Andrei, Andres, Andros, Andy, Aindrea, Andery, Andonis, Andru, Andrue, Audrew, Andie, Andrews, Andrzej, Drew, Andrew, Landor, Landry, Landis, Landman, Lander, Sander, Sandy, Sands, Saunders, Saunderson
Last name origin & meaning:
German and Scottish: from the personal name Anders,
vernacular form of Andreas. The German name is also found in
Poland and has yielded a family name in Czech (Anderš).