Name: Alexandros

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alexandros

  • Meaning:
    Defending men
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  • Pronunciation:
    (ah lek ZAN dross)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alexandros)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alexandros

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  • Used in:
    Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the ancient Greek verb 'alekso' (I defend, assist or help) and noun 'aner' (man). This name was most famously held by Alexander the Great of Macedon. It is still in common use in modern Greece, as its English form Alexander is in the English speaking world. In the Greek alphabet is is written 'alpha-lambda-epsilon-xi-alpha-nu-delta-rho-omicron-sigma', with the accent on the epsilon. The delta (d) can also be replaced with tau (t).

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