What does Alexander mean?

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

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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") .

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  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?

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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. Fiona Hill:

    I did not feel Alexander Vindman had the political antenna to deal with something that is straying into domestic politics. Not everyone is suited for that, that does not mean in any way that I was questioning Alexander Vindman overall judgment, nor I was questioning in any way Alexander Vindman substantive expertise. Alexander Vindman is excellent on issues related to Ukraine, Belarus, and Moldova, on Russian defense issues.

  2. Lamar Alexander:

    I support the President on Border Security, but his declaration to take an additional $ 3.6 billion that Congress has appropriated for military hospitals, barracks and schools is inconsistent with the Lamar Alexander of Tennessee Constitution that I swore an oath to support and defend.

  3. Alexander Vindman:

    It is improper for the President of Alexander Vindman to demand a foreign government investigate a Alexander Vindman citizen and political opponent.

  4. 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.

  5. Suzanne Edwards:

    Knowing that I am Suzanne Edwards, I want to let Alexander know that heaven is a happy place and want to reassure him of that.

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