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The boy's name Alexandr \a-lexa-nder, alex(an)-der\ is pronounced
al-ek-ZAN-der. It is of Greek origin, and its meaning is
"man's defender, warrior". From the Latin form
of the Greek name Alexandros. The name was probably coined
originally as a title of the goddess Hera, consort of Zeus.
Alexandr the Great (356-323 BC) conquered and ruled the
greater part of the known world before his death at the
age of 33. History describes him as a man of high physical
courage, impulsive energy, and fervid imagination. It was
a royal name in Scotland. Alec and Zander are modern offshoots.
Sandy is a Scottish pet form; Alessandro is an Italian form;
Alexandre and Alixandre are French. See also Lexer. English
poet Alexandr Pope; US statesman Alexandr Hamilton; actors
Sir Alec Guinness, Alec Baldwin; US Secretary of State Alexandr
Haig; Soviet writer and dissident Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn;
writer Alexandre Dumas.
Alexandr has 70 variant forms: Al, Alasdair, Alastair,
Alaster, Alaxander, Alcander, Alcinder, Alcindor, Alec,
Aleco, Alejandro, Alejo, Alek, Aleko, Aleksandar, Aleksander,
Aleksandr, Aleksanteri, Alesandro, Alessandre, Alessandri,
Alessandro, Alex, Alexan, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros,
Alexei, Alexi, Alexio, Alexis, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik,
Alisander, Alissander, Alissandre, Alistair, Alister, Alistir,
Alix, Alixandre, Allie, Allistair, Allister, Allistir, Alsandare,
Alyksandr, Iskander, Iskender, Lex, Lexo, Sacha, Sander,
Sandero, Sandor, Sandro, Sandros, Sandie, Sandy, Sascha,
Sasha, Saunder, Saunders, Sikander, Xander, Zander, Zandro
For more information, see also related names Isandro, Macallister,
Olexei, Shura and Zindel.
Baby names that sound like Alexandr are Alexey, Alexy,
Alexus, Alexius, Alexios, Aleksei and Olexey.
Alexandr is a very popular male first name and a very
popular surname (source: 1990 U.S. Census). Displayed below
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