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The name Alexander is a baby boy name. The name Alexander comes from the Greek origin. In Greek the meaning of the name Alexander is: From the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of men."

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Boy or Girl ?: boy
Origin of name: Greek
Meaning: From the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of men."
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written by Carina, April 28, 2008
I particularly like the spelling "Aleksander." It is Russian and a very beautiful name. Another derivative is "Alexei."
written by Jennifer, April 29, 2008
We went with the spelling Alekzandur for our first born. ;)
Alexander My Son
written by Deborah Alvarado, July 24, 2008
We named our son "Alexander Antony" We named all of our children first, and middle names with "A". He is our first child so he started the trend. He is named after his father Alexander. And I liked the name Anthony but my husband is from Cuba and spells the way he hears things so he wanted it to be spelled "Antony". I liked it, its different. My son likes his name. it suits him.
written by brooke, September 14, 2008
my favorite backstreet boy is alexander james. i always wanted to name my son that, after him. but my husband didnt like it. so our sons are Channing Thomas and Lucas Scott. if we have another,that will be his name, haha.
written by Nicole Voss, October 05, 2008
I thought it was interesting that a friend chose to use Xander as the nickname instead of plain-ol' Alex.

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