Alexandros 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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- Nicknames for Alexandros
Alexi, Alekos, Alex, Alexis, Alkis, Akis, Akos, Sakis.
- Meanings and history of the name Alexandros
Greek meaning defender of man.
Ancient and Modern Greek form of Alexander.
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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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