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Origin

  • Greek

Meaning/history

  • Greek, helper and defender of mankind

Nicknames

  • Alex,
  • Sandy,
  • Zander,
  • Sascha,
  • Lex,
  • Xander,
  • Ali-baba,
  • Alec,
  • Sasha, Sashenka, San'ka,
  • Shura, Shurik,
  • Leckie,
  • Alex,
  • Al,
  • ALEX,
  • Dro,
  • Xan,
  • Ally,
  • Anders

Interesting Alexanders

  • Alexander the Great,
  • Alexander III,
  • Alexander Armstrong,
  • lots of kings and tsars,
  • Alexander Pushkin,
  • Alex Ferguson,
  • Alexander Skarsgard,
  • Alexander Godunov,
  • Alex Pettyfer,
  • Alexander Graham Bell

Unfortunate Alexanders

  • Alexander and the Gander

Alexander goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • James,
  • Philip,
  • Matthew,
  • Benjamin,
  • Joseph,
  • christopher,
  • Thomas,
  • Zachary,
  • Samuel,
  • Jacob,
  • William,
  • Michael,
  • Lazarus,
  • Frederick

When I hear Alexander
I think of...

  • fabulousness,
  • happiness and smiles,
  • chubby face,
  • Beautiful,
  • strong,
  • audacious,
  • ambitious,
  • bright,
  • stubborn,
  • Mischievous,
  • calmness,
  • creativity
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