Meaning of name Alexander and popularity around the world + anagrams










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20000 NamesEnglish surname derived from the personal name Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind."Boy
Aboutnameshe who wards off (other) men, defender of men; famous as the name of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (356 to 323 BC)Old Greekmale
Ancestry Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found in many other cultures: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant ‘repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)’, from alexein ‘to repel’ + andros, genitive of aner ‘man’. Its popularity in the Middle Ages was due mainly to the Macedonian conqueror, Alexander the Great (356–323 bc)—or rather to the hero of the mythical versions of his exploits that gained currency in the so-called Alexander Romances. The name was also borne by various early Christian saints, including a patriarch of Alexandria (adc.250–326), whose main achievement was condemning the Arian heresy. The Gaelic form of the personal name is Alasdair, which has given rise to a number of Scottish and Irish patronymic surnames, for example McAllister. Alexander is a common forename in Scotland, often representing an Anglicized form of the Gaelic name. In North America the form Alexander has absorbed many cases of cognate names from other languages, for example Spanish Alejandro, Italian Alessandro, Greek Alexandropoulos, Russian Aleksandr, etc. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988.) It has also been adopted as a Jewish name.-N/A
Baby Name GuideDefender of mankindGreekBoy
Baby Nameshe who wards off (other) men, defender of men
Baby Names CountryThe Greek name Alexander means - defender of mankind. history: Alexander the Great was the conqueror of the civilized worldGreek-
Baby Names WorldDefending menGreekMasculine
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Behind the NameLatinized form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros), which meant "defending men" from Greek αλεξω (alexo) "to defend, help" and ανηρ (aner) "man" (genitive ανδρος). 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 throughout Europe.The name has been used by kings of Scotland, Poland and Yugoslavia, emperors of Russia, and eight popes. Other notable bearers include English poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744), American statesman Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804), Scottish-Canadian explorer Sir Alexander MacKenzie (1764-1820), Russian poet Alexander Pushkin (1799-1837), and Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922), the Scottish-Canadian-American inventor of the telephone.-Masculine
Behind the Surname Derived from the given name ALEXANDER.-N/A
DictionaryAlexander the Great. -Masculine
Hamari WebDefending menEnglishBoy
Last Names (origin: Greek.) An aider or benefactor of men. From ??, to aid or help, and ??, a man. A powerful auxiliary.-N/A
My Baby NameDefender of man.SwedishMasculine
NamespediaProtector of mankind. EuropeMasculine
Nordic NamesLatin form of the Greek name ''Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros)''
Russian Namesvar of Aleksandr
Search for Ancestors (Greek.) An aider or benefactor of men. To aid or help, and a man. A powerful auxiliary. -N/A
ZeloProtector Of MenGreekMale

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