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Name Alexander meaning, origin, history

Name: Alexander No. of characters: 9 Gender: Boy Alexander is originated from EnglishGermanDutchSwedishNorwegianDanishIcelandicHungarianSlovakBiblicalAncient Greek (Latinized)Greek Mythology (Latinized)Used in: Tamil Hindi German English Old Danish Old Swedish Finnish Norwegian Icelandic Used in countries: UK What does my name mean? Defending Men Helper and Defender of Mankind Protector of Mankind Warrior Defender of Men How to pronounce Alexander a-le-xa-nder Names that rhyme with Alexander Famous people named Alexander
Katya Alexander in A Rising Tide as Miscellaneous Crew
Elle Alexander in Donnie Brasco as Actress
Suzanne Alexander in Miranda Lambert/Dolly Parton/Lionel Richie as
Deborah Alexander in Midnight in Paris as Miscellaneous Crew
Carol Alexander in Duets as Actress
Anne Alexander Sieder in 12 Theses as Actress
Marie Silva-Alexander in Try and Catch Me as Actress
Ashlynn Alexander in Saint Nicholas as Actress
Roslyn Alexander in Child's Play as Actress
Kevin Alexander in Casino Royale as Make-Up Department
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Aarvinder Ajinder Ajminder Alander Alaxander Aleander Alecander Alecsander Alecxander Aleczander Aleksander Aleksxander Alekxander Alekzander Alesander Alessander Alex Alexa Alexader Alexadra Comments :Alexander is a male first name, the ancient Greek form is Ἀλέξανδρος Aléxandros . The name translates as "the (foreign) men wards" or "protector" cognate to the name Alexander, the Portuguese language. Unlike other Greek names, the way into the German vocabulary about Christianity found (z. B. George / Jörg / Jürgen von Georgios = farmer), it was with Alexander less the ecclesiastical name that spread the use of the German , Rather, Alexander the Great (356-323 BC..), King of Macedonia , the namesake - of course again not so much the historical figure, but the hero of the so-called Alexander romance . So first was powerful nobility and patrician circles Alexander in reading a popular name. The earliest document is the Priamos -son in the Homeric Iliad , the more than today Paris is known and possibly its name from the King Alaksandu of Wilusa received. The most significant namesakes certainly is Alexander the Great. Along with Christian calendars, name is included in a set of Hebrew names as a tribute to the generosity and mercy of Alexander the Great , shown during the conquest of the Holy Land. In Muslim countries, common name Iskander , derived from the name of Alexander the Great.In Anglo-Saxon countries, Alexander is also a surname . In the 17th century the name came out of fashion and was only in the romance revived (z. B. Alexander von Humboldt ). Already at the beginning of the 20th century the name Alexander was used in Germany, but not widespread. From the middle of the century then increased its popularity. From the mid-seventies to the mid-nineties, the name was almost always among the ten most awarded Young names of each year. Since the millennium, its popularity has declined significantly again. In German-speaking countries developed in the late Middle Ages, from Alexander the short forms Sander, Xander and Zander. Variants: For female form see Alexandra. Male: Italian: Alessandro; Iskander; Russian: Алекса́ндр - Carter Dixson

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