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Name Meaning - Alexander

Origin and popularity

Alexander is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.

People having the name Alexander are in general originating from Bermuda, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Malaysia, Norway, Russia, Slovakia, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uzbekistan.

For another variant of the name Alexander across the world, see Alexandros.

Name meaning of Alexander
  • Protector of mankind
  • Defending men
Numerology Interpretation
  • Name Number: 3
  • Interpretation: Communication, Interaction, Friendship, Joy, Lightness, Humor, Art, Positivity, Optimism
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Popularity of the given name

The name Alexander is ranked on the 379ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.

We estimate that there are at least 806100 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.025% of the population.

The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:

The name Alexander has nine characters. It means that it is relatively long-length, compared to the other names in our database.

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