Alexander

Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #8 in 2013 and #8 in 2014.

Famous People

Alexander Gould (Movie Actor), Alexander O'Neal (Singer), Alexander Koch (TV Actor), Alexander Godunov (Movie Actor), Alexander Flores (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Alexander Scourby (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Alexander Chaplin (TV Actor), Alexander Polinsky (TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Borrowing from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléksandros), from ἀλέξω ‎(aléksō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, “man”).

Meaning(s):

-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-), most famously held by (w Alexander the Great).

-(last name patronymic -comes from the language-)

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Alexander.

In Swedish

Origin: Cognate with English Alexander. First recorded in Sweden (Scania) in 1201.

Meaning(s):

-( male name).

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Alexander.

In Icelandic

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Alexander.

In Latin

Origin: From Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléksandros), from ἀλέξω ‎(aléksō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρός ‎(andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ ‎(anḗr, “man”).

Meaning(s):

-(praenomen)

In Norwegian

Meaning(s):

-( male name), related to English Alexander.