Alexei: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alexei

Alexei

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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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Sasha, Lex, Lexi

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Means defender of man, originating from the name Alexander.

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Crown Prince Alexei was the only son of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia and would have been heir to the Romanov dynasty had he not been executed along with the rest of the royal family during the revolution.

Aleksey Igudesman is the violin-half of the violin-piano duo that makes up the classical musical comedy duo "Igudemsan & Joo".

Alexey Arkhipovich Leonov (Russian: Алексе́й Архи́пович Лео́нов), is a retired Soviet/Russian cosmonaut and Air Force General who, on March 18, 1965, became the first human to walk in space.

Alexei Yagudin is an Olympic gold medalist (figure skating), four-time World Champion and three-time European Champion.

Alexei Ponikarovsky is a Ukrainian-Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Tsarevich Alexei Petrovich: the son of Peter I the Great of Russia

Alexei Shirov: chess Grandmaster

Alexei Sayle: British comedian from the city of Liverpool.

Alexei Nemov: retired Russian gymnast.

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