Lysander Name Meaning & Origin

Lysander

Pronunciation: liy-SAN-der (key)

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The boy's name Lysander is of Greek origin and is an uncommon first name. Lysander is largely used in Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands.

Based on research, most people would imagine a person with the name Lysander to be: A seductive and talented man. In one word, you might describe Lysander as a "talented" person.

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Nicknames for Lysander: | Edit

Lee
Sander
Zander
Andy
Sandy
Lyle

Meanings and history of the name Lysander: | Edit

The meaning of Lysander is "liberator" (also "one who is freed").
A compound name comprising of the elements "lysis" (freedom) and "andros" (man).

In Greek history, Lysander was a Spartan naval and military commander in 400 BC.
Also the name of a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".

Name Day:
27. February

Famous real-life people named Lysander: | Edit

19th century attorney, abolitionist, and Anarchist philosopher Lysander Spooner.

Lysander in song, story & screen: | Edit

Lysander is Luna Lovegood's son after the Harry Potter novels have ended.
Lysander, one of the four Athenian lovers in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Lysander is Charlie Bone's friend in the 'Children of the Red King' series by Jenny Nimmo

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