Alexander

Boy
al-ik-ZAN-dur Defender of mankind.

Meaning

Alexander is a male given name and is of Greek origin. It means defender of mankind. Pronounced as al-ik-ZAN-dur, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 50 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019. Variations of Alexander include Alexandre.

Here are some potential nicknames for Alexander: Alex, Ander, Xander, Al. See below for more.

Origin

Greek

Gender

Alexander is a boy's name.

Common Nicknames

Al, Alec, Alex, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Ali, Ally, Ander, Anders, Lex, Lexie, Lexy, Xander

Variations

Alexandre

Pronunciation

al-ik-ZAN-dur
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Syllables

4

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The rank of Alexander in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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