Name: Alpha

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alpha

  • Meaning:
    First letter of the Greek alphabet
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Leader; chieftan
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (AL fah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alpha)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alpha

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Alpha is not a Greek name, but is sometimes used as a name in non-Greek-speaking communities. It is used often in Guinea as a designation for a leader of chief.

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