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What does the name Alexander mean?
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Also to know is, what is the meaning behind the name Alexander?
λέξανδρος"(Aléxandros),meaning "Defender of the people" or"Defending men" and also,"Protector of men", a compound of theverb?λέξειν aléxein, "toward off,to avert, to defend" and the noun ?νήρ an?r,"man" (GEN?νδρόςandrós).
Subsequently, question is, what does the name Alexander mean in Hebrew? Alexander means “Defender of Men”or“Defender of the People.” InHebrew“defender” is “Magen.” TheWelshname “Megan” is derived from awordmeaning “pearl” but it could also be used asaverbal form of “Magen.”
Also question is, is Alexander a biblical name?
Form of the name of the Christianevangelist,author of the first gospel in the New Testament. Hisname isa form of the Hebrew name Mattathia, meaning"gift of God,"which is fairly common in the OldTestament.
What nationality is the name Alexander?
Scottish, English, German, Dutch; also found inmanyother cultures: from the personal name Alexander,classicalGreek Alexandros, which probably originally meant'repulser of men(i.e. of the enemy)', from alexein 'to repel' +andros, genitive ofaner 'man'.