First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Ender mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Ender

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 4 people from Austria and the United States, the name Ender is of Turkish origin and means "Very rare".
  2. According to 2 people from the United States and Turkey, the name Ender is of Turkish origin and means "Rare".
  3. A submission from Turkey says the name Ender means "Rare or extinct" and is of Turkish origin.
  4. A user from Mexico says the name Ender is of American origin and means "Deformation from venezuela of 'end them'".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun End"er
One who, or that which, makes an end of something; as, the ender of my life.

From ender (“rare, precious”), from Arabic أَنْدَر‎ (ʾandar, “rarer, rarest”, elative of نَادِر‎ (nādir, “rare”)).

  1. A male given name from Arabic
  2. A female given name from Arabic

Notable Persons Named Ender

Notable Persons Named Ender

Ender Inciarte

Ender Inciarte is an athlete for the Atlanta Braves. Ender was born on October 29th, 1990 in Maracaibo.

Ender Arslan

Ender Arslan is a basketball player for the Efes Pilsen, Anadolu Efes S.K., KK Olimpija, Saski Baskonia, Panionios B.C., Galatasaray S.K. (men's basketball), and Darüşşafaka S.K. in the Turkish Basketball Super League and Euroleague. He has had major accomplishments since 2000. Ender was born on January 13th, 1983 in Istanbul.

Ender Thomas

Ender Thomas is a musician. He plays Guitar. Ender was born in Puerto Cabello.

Ender Günlü

Ender Günlü is a soccer player for the Sohar SC, Olympique Lyonnais, Étoile Carouge FC, Urania Genève Sport, Orihuela CF, EGS Gafsa, Racing Club Genève, AZAL PFK, PFC Akademik Sofia, Turgutluspor, Turan IK, and Eyüpspor. Ender was born on May 9th, 1984 in France.

Ender Konca

Ender Konca is a soccer player for the Kasımpaşa S.K., İstanbulspor A.Ş., Eskişehirspor, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fenerbahçe S.K., and Turkey national football team. Ender was born on October 22nd, 1947 in Istanbul.

Ender Alkan

Ender was born on January 2nd, 1977 in İnegöl.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Ender

Notable Persons With the Last Name Ender

Mariska Veres

Mariska Veres was a psychedelic rock, pop music, and jazz musician. She plays Organ (music) and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1963 to 2006. Mariska was given the name Maria Elisabeth Ender on October 1st, 1947 in The Hague. Mariska is also known as Mariska Veres. She passed away on December 2nd, 2006.

Kornelia Ender

Kornelia Ender is a swimmer. Kornelia was born on October 25th, 1958 in Plauen, Sachsen, East Germany now Germany.

Thomas Ender

Thomas was born on November 3rd, 1793. He left this life on September 28th, 1875.

Otto Ender

Otto Ender was an office holder. Otto was born on December 24th, 1875 in Altach. He died on June 25th, 1960.

Johann Nepomuk Ender

Johann was born on November 4th, 1793 in Vienna. He left this life on March 16th, 1854.

Elma Teresa Salinas Ender

Elma Teresa Salinas Ender is a lawyer. Elma was born on August 11th, 1953 in Laredo, Webb County, Texas, USA.

  • Eduard Ender

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Ender U.S.
  White 93.04% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.01% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.72% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.64% 16.26%

Of Last Name Ender

People with the last name Ender are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Ender

  • How Popular is the name Ender? Ender is the 9,895th most popular name of all time. As a last name Ender was the 33,164th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Ender have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,157 babies born with the first name Ender in the United States. That's more than enough people named Ender to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Ender? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1991 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Ender first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Ender is Monday, February 1st, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Ender born? The highest recorded use of the first name Ender was in 2016 with a total of 129 babies.
  • Random Ender Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Ender is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 11 babies in California have the same name in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Ender: The name spelled backwards is Redne. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Reend. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Ender? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 690 people with the last name Ender.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Ender? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Ender as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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