Acer Name Meaning & Origin
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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Acer is a botanical name with a masculine feel. It is the name of the genus of trees and shrubs commonly known as maples.
This name was very unusual or nonexistent in the United States before 2008, when 10 baby boys were given this name.
It sounds similar to the more popular name Ace, which can be used as a nickname for Alexander.
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The maple is a common symbol of strength and endurance.
Maples are important as sources of syrup and timber. Charcoal from maples is an integral part of the Lincoln County Process used to make Tennessee whiskey.
A maple leaf is on the coat of arms of Canada, and is on the Canadian flag. The maple is also a symbol of Hiroshima.
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David Acer (born 1970), stand-up comedian and Canadian close-up magician
Acer is also the name of a corporation that produces computer hardware
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