“X” names are hot right now, and Xander (pronounced just like Zander) is leading the pack. Both rebellious and romantic, the name first entered the mainstream as Buffy the Vampire Slayer‘s quirky BFF. Just beware that the name is a nickname for the strong and wildly popular Alexander, so you may be hearing lots of it around the playground.

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Famous Namesakes:

Actor Xander Berkeley

Celebrity Babies:

Son of January Jones