Alexander Name Meaning

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Alexander Name Meaning

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Alexander

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Meaning of Alexander
Helper And Defender Of Mankind.
Alexander Name Origin
Greek
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Alexander is from Greek origin, meaning is ‘defending men’.

Famous Personalities: Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone, and Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. There have also been two kings of Scotland named Alexander, and three emperors of Russia. Eight popes have been named Alexander. Alexander the Great, leader of the Greek empire of Macedonian descent, whose conquest ushered in the Hellenistic Age.

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Variant Baby Names of alexander:

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  • Alexander is from Greek origin, meaning is ‘defending men’.

    Famous Personalities: Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone, and Alexander Fleming discovered penicillin. There have also been two kings of Scotland named Alexander, and three emperors of Russia. Eight popes have been named Alexander. Alexander the Great, leader of the Greek empire of Macedonian descent, whose conquest ushered in the Hellenistic Age.

  • Latinized form of the Greek name (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man".The most famous bearer was Alexander the Great, King of Macedon. In the 4th century BC he built a huge empire out of Greece, Egypt, Persia, and parts of India.

  • The name was borne by Alexander the Great (356—323 B.C.), a Macedonian king and military conqueror who helped spread the Greek culture across Asia Minor to Egypt and India.

  • Anglicised version of the Greek name Alexandros. Alexander appears in the Bible as the one who helps Jesus bear the cross on the journey to Calvary. Alexander the Great was an ancient Macedon king. Greece was unified by his father, Philip II, but Alexande

  • This name has been taken from the Greek name Aléxandros, which is a compiled form of the word “alexō” means “To avert” and the noun “Andros”, which is a genitive of “anēr” means man.

Alexander Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Greek, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovic

Alexander also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Afghan, American, Basque, British, Danish

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Famous Name Alexander

  • Alexander Wharf

    is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-handed medium-fast bowler, who ended his career with Welsh side Glamorgan. Wharf never played Test cricket, but made his One Day International debut at Trent Bridge in Nottingham against In

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  • Nicholas Alexander

    is an American ski jumper from Lebanon, New Hampshire, who has competed internationally since 2007. He won the 2010 Season, USA Men's National Ski Jumping Championships in Lake Placid, New York in October 2009. At the 2010 Winter Olympics, he finished 11t

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