Iskander name meaning

Gender: Boy
Origin: Arabic and Old Greek
Usage: Arabic, Afghan and Turkish
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Iskander i-skan-der
Meaning: Protection and Virility
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What does Iskander mean?

Meaning of Iskander is Protection or Virility is rooted from Old Greek and Arabic and is bestowed upon baby boys is substantially used in Turkish, Arabic and Afghan. Iskander is a derivation of Alexander.

Alexander is Latin cognate of The Greek Name Αλεξανδρος. Infrequent and Modernistic Alexander has its origin in Dutch and Hungarian, Alexander means "The Elements Alexein Meaning to Ward Off to Defend and Protector of Mankind".

How do I pronounce Iskander?

i-skan-der is the most common way to pronounce three syllabled Iskander. The other ways to say the name is is-ka-nder.

Variants of Iskander

Alexander, Alastair, Alister, Alek, Davidalexander, Alexanderjames, Alyster, Alec, Alexius, David

Middle Names for Iskander

Bary, Rury, Natan, Tyen, Deus, Nong, view more middle names that goes with Iskander

How popular is the name Iskander?

Iskander is an uncommon baby name in United States where it is still in use. In France, it has been in use since 1985 but could not make beyond the top 3000.

Over 120 people have been named Iskander in France. Iskander is a rare baby name in England and Wales where it may not be used now since it isn't seen since 2006.

But Iskander is a popular baby name in Uzbekistan where every 1 in 3000 have the name as well as in Russia. As per our evaluation, over 20000 babies have been bestowed Iskander around the globe.

YearRankBirths
2018107006
2017121715
201696027
2015106156
2013107066
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Facts

Iskander in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands12620605
Sweden312304
Norway4504
Denmark2000

Numerological aspects of Iskander

You act protectively around the people you love and people who need help. You have high ideals. When it comes to romance, you are the most sensual partner. Understanding others is your specialty, but you never expect people to do for you, what you are willing to do for them. You are intelligent and independent. You are also a great storyteller and always share the best experiences. You lack traveling and exploring.

Do you like Iskander? You would love these names

  •  Sofia - Originated from Old Greek, Popular and Enduring Sofia is used in Gujarati and Norwegian bestowed upon both sexes, meaning of Sofia is "Wisdom or Knowledge"
  •  Xan - Originated from Old Greek, Unfamiliar Xan is a gender insensitive name, Xan means "Protector of Mankind, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men and Helper and Defender of Mankind" is used substantially in English. Xan is diminutive of Alexander.
  •  Riina specifically is used in Danish, Norwegian and Finnish, meaning of Riina is "The Pure", rooted from Old Greek and Germanic is used as a girl name
  •  Eulalio - Offbeat Eulalios origin is Italian and Old Greek bestowed upon baby boys, meaning of Eulalio is "To Talk Well, Sweetly-Spoken Well-Spoken or The Elements Eu Meaning Good Well" is commonly used in Italian
  •  Sosthène - Boy name Sosthène is originated from Old Greek, meaning of Sosthène is "One Whose Strength is Intact or Safe In Strength" is used chiefly in French

Famous people named Iskander

  • Iskander Mirza, first President of Pakistan
  • Iskander Makhmudov, Uzbek-born Russian businessman and philanthropist

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  • Boy names that ends with -der
  • Baby Names that mean Protection

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