Meaning of Names

Name Alexander

Alexander is a male name.
This name is Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" it is came from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος).
It is a common English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Hungarian, Slovak, Biblical, Ancient Greek (Latinized) and Greek Mythology (Latinized) name.
In other languages: Aleksander, Skender (Albanian), Iskandar (Arabic), Aleksandr (Armenian), Alesander (Basque), Alexandros (Biblical Greek), Aleksandar, Sasho (Bulgarian), Alexandre, àlex (Catalan), Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša (Croatian), Alexandr, Aleš (Czech), Aleksandro, Aleĉjo (Esperanto), Aleksander (Estonian), Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu (Finnish), Alexandre, Alex, Sacha (French), Alexandre (Galician), Aleksandre (Georgian), Alexandros (Greek), Iskandar (Indonesian), Eskandar (Iranian), Alastar (Irish), Alessandro, Ale, Sandro (Italian), Aleksandras (Lithuanian), Aleksandar, Ace, Sasho (Macedonian), Aleksander, Olek (Polish), Alexandre, Alex, Xandinho (Portuguese), Alexandru, Sandu (Romanian), Aleksandr, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Sawney (Scottish), Aleksandar, Saša (Serbian), Aleksander, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Saša, Sašo (Slovene), Alejandro, Ale (Spanish), İskender (Turkish), Oleksander and Oleksandr (Ukrainian).
Variants of this name are: Aleksander (Norwegian), Aleksander (Danish), Alexandros (Ancient Greek) and Alexandros (Greek Mythology).
Diminutives of the name are: Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Xander, Zander (English), Alex (German), Alex, Lex, Sander, Xander (Dutch), Sander (Swedish), Sander (Norwegian), Sander (Danish), Sándor, Sanyi (Hungarian) and Aleš (Slovak).
This name in another script is Αλεξανδρος (Ancient Greek).

Number of votes for the name Alexander is 14.

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