• Gender: Male
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender Of The People

What is the meaning of the name Alexander?

The name Alexander is primarily a male name of Greek origin that means Defender Of The People.

There are many alternate spellings of Alexander depending
on the country in which you live. Some of these alternate spellings include Alejandro, Alessandro, and Alexzander. Nicknames for Alexander include Alex, Xander, and Sasha.

Famous people with the name Alexander include statesman and U.S. founding father Alexander Hamilton and inventor Alexander Graham Bell. There are many men of royalty named Alexander, from ancient Greece to the 21st Century, including Alexander the Great. There were also 8 popes named Alexander.

Actors named Alexander include Alexander Skarsgaard (True Blood) and Alec Baldwin (30 Rock/Saturday Night Live). Alexander McQueen was a British fashion designer. Alex Rodriguez is a philanthropist and was a New York Yankee baseball player.

Different Spellings of the name Alexander:

Alexzander, Alexsander

People who like the name Alexander also like:

Benjamin, Oliver, Liam, Gabriel, William, Ethan, Noah, Charlotte, Amelia, Olivia, Violet, Aurora, Sophia, Ava

Names like Alexander:

Alexandria, Alexandra, Alejandro, Alexandre, Alessandro, Alejandra, Alexandro, Alexandru, Alessandra

Stats for the Name Alexander

checkmark Alexander is currently #17 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Alexander is currently #13 in U.S. births

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Alexander - The Angels
Alexander Beetle - Melanie
Alexander Graham Bell - Brian Connolly
Alexander the Great - Iron Maiden
Joseph and Alexander - Of Montreal