Aleksandr Name Meaning & Origin

Aleksandr

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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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Armenian, Bulgarian, and Russian form of Alexander

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This is my brothers name. Very sophisticated.

Nicknames for Aleksandr

Alek, Sasha

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