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Gender of the name Alexander: male
Unique code of the name Alexander: 86
First name Alexander backwards: Rednaxela
Meaning and origin of the name Alexander
Hugely popular English name, derived from ancient Greek name (Ἀλέξανδρος) [Aléksandros], comes from the ancient Greek words (ἀλέξω) [alekso] - "to protect" + (ἀνδρός) [andros] - "of men"="protector of the mankind".
Alexander III of Macedon (356 - 323 BC), popularly known as Alexander the Great, was a king of Macedon. He is the most celebrated member of the Argead Dynasty and created one of the largest empires in ancient history.