Name: Sanders

Origin and Meaning of the Name Sanders

  • Meaning:
    Defending men
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    (SAN ders)
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    English and German speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    The surname Sanders is a German variation on the last name Sander (which is itself derived from Alexander). It would have originally meant 'son of Sander'.

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