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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
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.
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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
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Famous Name Alexander
Alexander Archibald
was a Scottish footballer who played for Raith Rovers, Rangers and Scotland. He was later secretary/manager of Raith and Dunfermline Athletic.Initially employed as a miner, Archibald became a full professional when he joined Rangers at the age of 19 from Raith Rovers in 1917. He made his debut in a 2-0 defeat to Old Firm rivals Celtic in the Glasgow M Charity Cup final in May 1917. The following season he was an ever present as Rangers won the League title for the first time in 5 seasons.
Charles Alexander
was an Indian-born English cricketer who played for Kent. He was born in Calcutta and died in Tankerton. Alexander made a single first-class appearance for the team, during the 1864 season, against England. Alexander scored 8 runs in the first innings of the match and 3 runs in the second, in a match in which Kent fielded thirteen players to England's eleven.
 
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