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Alexander Name Meaning

Alexander meaning

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Alexander

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Pronounciation
of Name Alexander :
/aeL-ahG-ZAEN-DahR/
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Iceland, Scotland, Canada
Information about the
Name of Alexander :
Because Alexander is a name made famous by war heroes, it's usually associated with meanings like valiant, brave, defender, and lordly. Thus, it's popular among boys.
Famous People with
Name Alexander :
Alexander Fleming was a Scottish pharmacologist, biologist, and botanist. He is famous for inventing the world's first antibiotic benzylpenicillin (Penicillin G). Alexander Emmanuel "Alex" Rodriguez, more commonly known for his nickname "A-Rod", is an American baseball player. He is the third baseman, designated hitter, and shortstop of his team. Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish engineer, scientist, and inventor, famous for his invention of the first practical telephone.
Variant Names of Alexander:

Al, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alcindor, Alec, Aleco, Ale, Al, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alcindor, Alec, Aleco, Ale, Al, Alasdair, Alastair, Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alcindor, Alec, Aleco, Alej, Alejandro, Alessandro, ,  Alasdair,  Alastair,  Alaster,  Alaxander,  Alcander, Alcinder,  Alcindor,  Alec,  Aleco,  Alejandro,  Alejo,

Alexandros (Greek), Alexandra (Czech), Alastar (Irish)

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Popularity Rank :

Alexander name was top ranked at 168 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 8 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Alexander has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 88 position. 634998 numbers of people were named Alexander so far in last 100 years. (SSA)

Alexander Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with name Alexander desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with Alexander having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology

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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.

  • Latinized form of the Greek name (Alexandros), which meant defending men from Greek(alexo) to defend, help and  (aner)man (genitive). In Greek mythology this was another name of the hero Paris, and it also belongs to several characters in the New Testament. However, 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. Due to his fame, and later medieval tales involving him, use of his name spread

  • The name was probably coined originally as a title of the goddessHera, consort of Zeus. Alexander the Great (356-323 BC) conquered and ruled the greater part of the known world before his death at the age of 33. History describes him as a man of highphysi

  • The name was borne Alexander the Great a Macedonian king and military conqueror who helped spread the Greek culture across Asia Minor to Egypt and India.

Name Analysis of Alexander

Character Analysis of Alexander : Persons with the name Alexander are trailblazers, torch-bearers, researchers, teachers and they are who show others the way. They are leaders, motivators and idealistic visionaries who are aware of their own innate powers.

Love Life of Alexander : Generally person do not like a lot of courting and flirting but to go hard.

Name Letter Analysis of Alexander

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

L : Persons are very heady, and tend to over think rather than experience life

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

X : Persons are a creative & sensual who engages with people easily and soaks up information like a sponge

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

E : Persons are freedom-loving, sensual and enthusiastic

R : Persons feel things strongly and their rich, intense inner life emanates outward

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Alexander

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Alexander is Mesh and Moon sign associated with the name Alexander is Aries.

The name Alexander has Fire element. Mars is the Ruling Planet for the name Alexander . The name Alexander having moon sign as Aries is represented by The Ram and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Alexander are energetic, courageous and determined.

Other name options, having Aries moon sign are name starting with : Chu, Cho, La, Che,Lee, Lu, Le, Lo,Li, A, I,Ee.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Alexander

The name Alexander is suitable for baby born in Krittika nakshatra

Krittika Nakshatra: An old name of the Pleiades; personified as the nurses of Kārttikeya, a son of Shiva.

Lord: Surya (Sun)
Symbol: Knife or spear
Deity : Agni, god of fire
Indian zodiac: 26°40' Mesha - 10° Vrishabha
Western zodiac 22° 40' Taurus - 6° Gemini
Other name options, having Krittika nakashatra are name starting with : A,  I,  U, E.

Famous Name Alexander

  • Alexander Zaitsev

    was a leading Soviet chess grandmaster. He was born in Vladivostok, Russia.Perhaps his finest achievement was a share of first place at the 1968/69 USSR Chess Championship of Alma Ata.

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  • Stewart Alexander

    is the head coach of the Division I Florida Gators men's golf team at the University of Florida located in Gainesville, Florida. He is also a notable former amateur golfer.

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