Alexander Name Meaning, Origin and Popularity

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The Alexander name meaning is “man’s defender” and “warrior” and it is a baby boy name that comes from Greek origins. Maybe most commonly linked with Alexander the Great, king of Macedonia in the fourth century B.C.E., this name is derived from the Greek name Aléxandros. The name is also associated with some of the world’s most influential figures, including, to name a few, Hamilton, Graham Bell, Fleming, and Pope. People often choose this name because of Alexander’s history and the fact that it can be shortened to names like Alejandro and Alessandro, which are popular in Spain and Italy. Alexander is an ideal name for your little soldier because of his attractiveness and complex history.

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Sibling Name Ideas

Are you trying to find a sibling name for Alexander? Great choices include the following:

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