Alexander is from Greek origin, meaning is â€˜defending menâ€™.
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 Î±Î½Î·Ï (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.
was a top-ranked tennis player in the early 20th century.The right-handed Alexander in 1908 became the first foreigner to win the singles title at the Australian Championships, the amateur precursor to the Australian Open. He then teamed with the man he defeated in the final, Alfred Dunlop, to win the doubles.
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Alexander Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Greek, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Slovic
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Meaning of Alexander in Greek origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.