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Boy Name: Saunders

Name: Saunders
Pronunciation: \sa(u)-nde-rs, saun-ders\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: man's defender, warrior; son of Alexander
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Saunder, Sandero, Sander, Saunderson
Similar Names: Landers, Zander, Xander, Sandros, Sandro, Sandor, Anders, Sender, Sanderson
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 421


Saunders \sa(u)-nde-rs, saun-ders\ as a boy's name is a variant of Alexander (Greek) and Sanders (Middle English), and the meaning of Saunders is "man's defender, warrior; son of Alexander".

The baby name Saunders sounds like Saunder, Sandero, Sander and Saunderson. Other similar baby names are Landers, Zander, Xander, Sandros, Sandro, Sandor, Anders, Sender and Sanderson.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Saunders.


Saunders is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#421 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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