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

The name Alexander means Defender Of The People and is of Greek origin. Alexander is a name that's been used primarily by parents who are considering baby names for boys.

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.

Variations include: Alexzander
People who like the name Alexander also like the names: Benjamin, Oliver, Liam, Gabriel, William, Ethan, Lucas, Charlotte, Amelia, Olivia, Violet, Aurora, Sophia, Ava

Stats for the Name Alexander

checkmark Alexander is currently #14 on the Baby Names popularity charts
checkmark Alexander is currently #11 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