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What is the meaning behind the name Alexander?

The name Alexander is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Alexander is: Defender of men. Alexander the Great was a 4th century Macedonian king for whom the Egyptian city of Alexandria is named. Eight popes and three Russian emperors have been named Alexander.

Similarly, what is the meaning of the name Alexander?

Origin. Word/name. Via Latin Alexander, originally from the Greek ?λέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from αλέξειν aléxein meaning "to ward off, keep off, turn away, defend, protect" and ?νδρός andrós, genitive of ?νήρ an?r meaning "man". Meaning. "Defender, protector of man".

What is the nickname of Alexander?

Shahanshah of Persia
Lord of Asia
Pharaoh of Egypt
Hegemon of the Hellenic League
Basileus of Macedon

Is Alexander an English name?

Alexander Name Meaning. Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found in many other cultures: from the personal name Alexander, classical Greek Alexandros, which probably originally meant 'repulser of men (i.e. of the enemy)', from alexein 'to repel' + andros, genitive of aner 'man'.