Xander (// or //) is a given name or a nickname for Alexander (alternate spelling Zander). It is also a surname in the United States (#75971 out of 88799 in the 1990 U.S. Census).
- In arts and entertainment
- Xander Bogaerts (born 1992), baseball shortstop on the Boston Red Sox
- Xander Houtkoop (born 1989), Dutch professional footballer
- Xander Kostroma (born 1987), British designer known for ethical/fair trade awareness within the fashion world
- Xander Harris, a main character in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- Xander Bly, a protagonist from Mystic Force Power Rangers
- Xander Cage, the protagonist of XXX (film), played by Vin Diesel
- Xander Crews, in the animated series Frisky Dingo
- Xandir P. Wifflebottom, a character in the animated series Drawn Together.
- Xander, boyfriend of Dana Brody in Homeland (TV series)
- Xander Carrow, love interest of Cassia and later Lea, MATCHED trilogy