Alexander
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
al-əg-ZAN-dər
Meaning
Defender of man
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Alexander originates in Greek language and means "defender of man". It has always been one of the most popular masculine given names all over the world. This is another name of the Greek hero Paris, and it also appears in the Bible. Born by numerous kings, emperors and popes, the most famous bearer until today remains the King of Macedon in the 4th century BC, Alexander the Great. In the US the popularity of Alexander started growing in the 1960s and currently it is one of the most popular masculine given names.

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Famous Alexanders

Alexander Graham Bell - inventor of the telephone
Alexander Fleming - Nober Prize Winner for Medicine
Alexander the Great - historical figure
Alexander Solzhenitsyn - author
Alexander Ovechkin - hockey player
Alexander Field - football player
Alexander Knox - actor

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