Alexandros Name Meaning & Origin

Alexandros

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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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I have a "friend" ;) who's named ALexandros. He's greek. He's really funny and he's a nomad, but i love that most about him. Travelling is not a hobby but a lifestyle to him. And yah, he promised to catch me some fish when i go visit Greece! hope to do that soon!

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Alexi, Alekos, Alex, Alexis, Alkis, Akis, Akos, Sakis.

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Greek meaning defender of man.
Ancient and Modern Greek form of Alexander.
Pronounced: A-le’-ksan-dros

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Alexandros O Megas (Alexander The Great)
Alexandros of Antioch, artist of the Hellenistic age who is most well known today for the sculpture Venus de Milo.

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