What does Alexander mean?

Definitions for Alexander
ˌæl ɪgˈzæn dər, -ˈzɑn-Alexan·der

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Alexander.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alexander, Alexanders, black lovage, horse parsley, Smyrnium olusatrum(noun)

    European herb somewhat resembling celery widely naturalized in Britain coastal regions and often cultivated as a potherb

  2. Alexander, Alexander the Great(noun)

    king of Macedon; conqueror of Greece and Egypt and Persia; founder of Alexandria (356-323 BC)

Wiktionary

  1. alexander(Noun)

    Alexanders: any of various umbellifers, often specifically Smyrnium olusatrum or Heracleum maximum, the cow parsnip

    Etymology: From Alexander, from Ἀλέξανδρος, from ἀλέξω + ἀνδρός, genitive of ἀνήρ.

  2. Alexander(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Ancient Greek, most famously held by Alexander the Great.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  3. Alexander(ProperNoun)

    A Scottish patronymic surname, anglicized from Scottish Gaelic Mac Alasdair.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  4. Alexander(ProperNoun)

    A place in the United States. A city in Arkansas. A city in Iowa. A city in Kansas; named for early settler Alexander Harvey. A city in North Dakota; named for early North Dakota politician Alexander McKenzie. A town in Maine; named for British politician and financier Alexander Baring, 1st Baron Ashburton. A town and village New York; named for early settler Alexander Rea. An unincorporated community in Georgia; named for early settler Hugh Alexander. An unincorporated community in West Virginia; named for local lumber businessman John M. Alexander.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

  5. Alexander(ProperNoun)

    A community in Manitoba, Canada; named for early settler Alexander Speers.

    Etymology: Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ( Aléxandros ) , from ἀλέξω ( aléxō , " I defend") + ἀνδρ- ( andr- ) , the stem of ἀνήρ ( anḗr , " man") .

Suggested Resources

  1. alexander

    Song lyrics by alexander -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by alexander on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Alexander' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3682

How to pronounce Alexander?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say Alexander in sign language?

  1. alexander

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexander in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexander in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Alexander in a Sentence

  1. Cedric Alexander:

    Video footage captured from police body cameras shows Atlanta police officers talking with Rayshard Brooks moments before Rayshard Brooks was shot in a Wendys parking lot. Officer Devin Bronsan arrived inthe area after a 911 complaintof someone sleeping in a car. Rayshard Brooks said Rayshard Brooks drank a small amount of alcohol and was administered afield sobriety test. Hisblood-alcohol levelregistered at.108, above the.08 legal limit. I think youve had too much to drink to be driving, said Officer Garrett Rolfe, who responded to the scene after Officer Devin Bronsan, beforehe tried to arrest Rayshard Brooks. A struggle ensuedand the officers bodycams wereknocked to the ground. They could be heard yelling, Youre going to get Tased ! Stop fighting ! ATLANTA ERUPTS AFTER Rayshard Brooks DEATH PROMPTS POLICE CHIEF TO STEP DOWN This screen grab taken from body camera video provided by the Atlanta Police Department shows Rayshard Brooks speaking with Officer Garrett Rolfe in the parking lot of a Wendy's restaurant, late Friday, June 12, 2020, in Atlanta. Garrett Rolfe has been fired following the fatal shooting of Rayshard Brooks and a second officer has been placed on administrative duty. ( Atlanta Police Department via AP) At one point Rayshard Brooks appears to grab Bronsans Taser. Hands off Bronsans Taser ! an officer said. Rayshard Brooks fled from the officers and turnedaround with the stun gun before Rayshard Brooks was shot. It does appear in the video that Rayshard Brooks is fleeing from the Atlanta police officers, that as hes fleeing Rayshard Brooks turns back over Rayshard Brooks shoulder with what appears to the naked eye to be Rayshard Brooks Taser that the eyewitnesses told us they saw the individual have that belonged to one of the officers, Georgia Bureau of Investigation Director Vic Reynolds said Saturday, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. An autopsy found that Rayshard Brooks suffered to two gunshot wounds to Rayshard Brooks back. The Fulton County Medical Examiner ruled Rayshard Brooks deatha homicide. Garrett Rolfe has not been charged in Rayshard Brooks death but was fired from the force Sunday. Cedric Alexander, the former public safety director of Dekalb County, Ga., who now works as a police consultant, told the Associated Press that the shooting will lead to questions over how officers could have defused the situation. Heres a man who took Dekalb County upon Cedric Alexander to pull off the road to take a nap.

  2. Mae Hazelton:

    Alexander Darnes was Alexander Darnes. Period.

  3. Lindsey Graham:

    We’re taking the nomination process to a place it was never intended to go by the framers of the Constitution, alexander Hamilton would be rolling in his grave.

  4. Jennifer Garner:

    I really choose by what I like, i thought ‘Alexander’ was a super smart script. Just [costar] Steve [Carell] alone would have been enough. Gosh, I love working with that guy. He's just the best.

  5. Antonio Landrum:

    The woman said Antonio Landrum also invited some friends to her residence. According to police affidavits, the woman said she later had consensual sex with one of those men and non-consensual sex with one of them. The second woman said she, her friend and Antonio Landrum had consensual sex but she began to black out, documents said. She said she vaguely remembered men coming into the bedroom and forcibly having sex with her, the documents said.Landrum and Jared Anderson told police they had sex with both women, documents said. Alexander Davenport didn't make a statement to officers. Antonio Landrum said Antonio Landrum.

Images & Illustrations of Alexander

  1. AlexanderAlexanderAlexanderAlexanderAlexander

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Alexander#1#3855#10000

Translations for Alexander

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Alexander »

Translation

Find a translation for the Alexander definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Alexander definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Alexander." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 8 Mar. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Alexander>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Alexander? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    a state of irritation or annoyance
    • A. fluster
    • B. huff
    • C. abrade
    • D. suffuse

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Alexander:


    Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.