Aleksander Name Meaning & Origin

Aleksander

Pronunciation: al-ic-ZAN-der (key)

Origin of the name Alexander:

A compound Greek name composed of the elements alexein (to defend, to help) and andros (man): hence, “defender or helper of mankind.” The name was borne by Alexander the Great (356—323 B.C.), a Macedonian king and military conqueror who helped spread the Greek culture across Asia Minor to Egypt and India. Var: Aleksandr, Aleksandur, Alexander, Alexandras. Short: Alek, Alekos, Alex, Alexei, Alexios, Alexis, Sander, Sandros

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Official language in the Ukraine is Ukrainian. So, in passport "Aleksandr" in Ukrainian sounds like hard. It's not correct. Nobody sign a name that way.

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We named our son Aleksander, and call him Alek. It is similar to the Russian or Polish for Aleksandr but the extra E near the end helps us Americans. Our son is brilliant. At nine he is programming computers.

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Alek, Olek, Aleks

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