Pronunciation: [A-lex-an-der]

Gender: Male

Meaning: Defending men

Origin: Greek

A man of high physical courage, impulsive energy, and fervid imagination. Alexander the Great led many battles across most of Asia and northern Africa, and Alexander is a strong name that means "defender of the people".

Variant Forms

AlAn Abbreviation Of Names Beginning With Al-MaleEnglish
AlastairDefending menMaleGreek
AlecDefending menMaleGreek
AlekDefending menMaleGreek
AleksandrDefending menMaleGreek
AlessandroDefending menMaleGreek
AlexDefending menUnisexGreek
AlexandreProtector of menMaleGreek
AlexandroDefending menMaleGreek
AlickProtector Of MankindMaleEnglish
AllieGreatest. A Variant Of Allah - The Supreme Being In The Muslim Faith.FemaleEnglish
LexDefending menUnisexGreek
SachaProtector of manMaleGreek
SandorDefender Of ManMaleEnglish
SandroDefending menMaleGreek
SandyDefending menMaleGreek
SaschaDefending menUnisexGreek
SashaDefending menUnisexGreek
XanderDefending menMaleGreek
ZanSupport, favor, praiseFemaleChinese
ZanderAbbreviation Of Alexander. Protector.MaleEnglish

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