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Origin, popularity and meaning of the name ZANDER

Origin

Zander : 1: German: variant of Sander 1.2: Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name from German Sander Zander ‘pike perch’.3: South German: occupational name for a barber-surgeon who also pulled teeth an agent derivative of Middle High German zan(t) ‘tooth’.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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