Lysander Name Meaning & Origin
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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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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".
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19th century attorney, abolitionist, and Anarchist philosopher Lysander Spooner.
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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