Meaning and Origin of: Zander
First name origins & meanings:
- Greek : Defender of man
Last name origin & meaning:
- German : variant spelling of Sander.
- Jewish (Ashkenazic) : ornamental name from German Sander, Zander ‘pike perch’.
- South German : occupational name for a barber-surgeon who also pulled teeth, an agent derivative from Middle High German zan(t) ‘tooth’.