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Alexander Name Meaning

Greek Meaning: The name Alexander is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Alexander is: Defender of men.


What does Alexander mean?

Greek for "defender of men." Countless kings and emperors named Alexander have ruled since the time of the ancient Greeks. Well-known Alexanders: Alexander the Great; Founding Father Alexander Hamilton.

Gender: M 

Origin of Alexander: Greek

Alexander's Popularity in 2015: #8

Usage: : French, Portuguese, Galician, Catalan

The name Alexander is a baby boy name.

American Meaning:

The name Alexander is an American baby name. In American the meaning of the name Alexander is: Defender of man.

Greek Meaning:

The name Alexander is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Alexander is: Defender of men. Alexander the Great was a 4th century Macedonian king for whom the Egyptian city of Alexandria is named. Eight popes and three Russian emperors have been named Alexander.

Biblical Meaning:

The name Alexander is a Biblical baby name. In Biblical the meaning of the name Alexander is: One who assists men.