Alexander Name Meaning

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Alexander Name Meaning

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Meaning of Alexander
Helper And Defender Of Mankind.
Alexander Name Origin
Greek

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

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Variant Baby Names of alexander:

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

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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 Barkan

    was head of the AFL-CIO's Committee on Political Education from 1963 until 1982. During the Watergate hearings, it became known that Barkan was one of the original members of Nixon's Enemies List. He became actively involved in labor unions right after co

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  • Lloyd Alexander

    was the American author of more than forty books, mostly fantasy novels for children and adolescents, as well as several adult books.Alexander graduated from Upper Darby High School in 1940, and was inducted into the school's Wall of Fame in 1995. He decided he wanted to be a writer at age 15, but his parents were so upset that they placed him at Haverford College just down the road from home (although he left after completing only a single term). Looking for adventure, he served in the US Army in World War II, where he rose to be a staff sergeant in intelligence and counterintelligence after he trained in Wales, which would become the setting of so many of his books. Alexander then attended the University of Paris, where he met Janine Denni. They were married in 1946. Alexander died May 17, 2007, two weeks after the death of his wife of sixty-one years. He is buried at Arlington Cemetery Co in Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania. His daughter, Madeline Khalil, died in 1990.

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