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Alexander meaning

Alexander meaning

Name :

Alexander

Meaning of Alexander :

Helper And Defender Of Mankind.

Origin of name Alexander :
Greek
Alexander Numerology :
Personality No. 9

More About Greek Name : Alexander

  • 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.

Famous Name Alexander

  • Alexander Agassiz

    was an American scientist and engineer.Thenceforward he became a specialist in marine ichthyology, but devoted much time to the investigation, superintendence and exploitation of mines. E. J. Hulbert, a friend of Agassiz's brother-in-law, Quincy Adams Shaw, had discovered a rich copper lode known as the Calumet conglomerate on the Keweenaw Peninsula Lake Superior in Michigan. He persuaded them, along with a group of friends, to purchase a controlling interest in the mines, which later became known as the Calumet and Hecla Mining Company based in Calumet, Michigan. Up until the summer of 1866, Agassiz worked as an assistant in the museum of natural history that his father founded at Harvard. That summer, he took a trip to see the mines for himself and he afterwards became treasurer of the enterprise.

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  • Robert Alexander

    is former Irish rugby union and cricket player who represented Ireland at both sports during the 1930s. He also played rugby for both the British Lions and the Barbarians. Alexander, an RUC officer, was killed in action during the Second World War while s

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Alexander:

Al, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alcindor, Alec, Aleco, AleAl, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander

Rhyming Names of Alexander: 

Alexander with popular Greek Surnames

Alexander Mina,   Alexander sommer,   Alexander Costa,   Alexander Christodoulou,   Alexander Burnham

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

Alexander also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, Irish, Basque, Danish, Dutch

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Hearing not up to mark

When new born babies are born, their hearing power is not complete i.e. 100%. The middle ear of the infant is filled with fluid which makes only partial hearing possible. Also, they are able easily able to recognize the voice of their mother.

Mother recognition by a baby

Although babies are able to sense the smell and voice of their mother, but they are not able to make out the difference between their and mother and other adults quite quickly, this takes time.

Twin baby facts

If you want to know where in the world are the highest chances of giving birth to twins, the answer is West Africa. Similarly, the country which has the least chances of giving birth to twins is Japan.

Big Baby Eyeballs

The eyeballs of a baby normally look larger as compared to the size of the head of the baby and or its complete size. This is because their eye balls as compared to human eye balls are just about 75%. This means only 25% eye balls grow at a later stage.

Swallow V/s Breathe

Normally people cannot breathe and or swallow at the same time, whereas babies are able to swallow as well as breathe at the same time. Hence now you know why a baby is able to drink milk that fast and breathe quickly at the same time.

  • What does the name Alexander mean? :

    Baby boy name meaning Helper And Defender Of Mankind. in Greek. Alexander also named in American, Irish, Basque, Danish, Dutch for boy . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of boy name Alexander. What does the name Alexander mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Alexander. History of name and famous personality with Alexander will help to update our database and other website users.

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    Protector, helper

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