English, Scottish surname, variation of Sanders
"defending men"

Saunders Origin and Meaning

The name Saunders is a boy's name meaning "defending men".

Preppier and less politically-charged than its source name, Sanders

Famous People Named Saunders

  • Jonathan Adam Saunders "Jay" BaruchelCanadian actor

Saunders in Pop Culture

  • Saunders Moonshinezealous elder and smuggler in The Bride of Lammermoor (1819) by Sir Walter Scott

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