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Alexander

Alex-AN-der
 
 
Meaning of the name Alexander

Derived from the Old Greek meaning 'defender of men', the name was first borne by Paris the prince of Troy, who was given the nickname by herdsmen whom he had defended.

Origin of the name Alexander

Greek

 

From The Name Book: Over 10,000 Names - Their Meaning, Origins, and Spiritual Significance by Dorothy Astoria.

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