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Alexander Name Meaning

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Meaning of Alexander

Helper And Defender Of Mankind.

Alexander Name Origin

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Alexander name origin
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.
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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
Famous Name Alexander
Alexander Yakushev
was an ice hockey player for the Soviet Union. Born in Moscow, Russia, Alexander Yakushev is best known to North American hockey fans as one of the stars for the Soviet Team that played Team Canada in the famous 1972 Summit Series.
Charles Alexander
American entomologist born September 25, 1889, in Gloversville, New York. He died on December 3, 1981.Charles Paul Alexander was the son of Emil Alexander and Jane Alexander (née Parker). He entered Cornell University in 1909, earning a Bachelor of Sciences in 1913 and a Ph. D. in 1918. Between 1917 and 1919, he was entomologist at the University of Kansas, then from 1919 to 1922, at the University of Illinois.
 
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Meaning of Alexander in Greek origin/culture for Boy name with history and fame details.