Name
ALEXANDER

Name ALEXANDER

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 1,107,346 births of Alexander in the countries below, which represents an average of 7,798 births of children bearing the first name Alexander per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 20,993 births.

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En Français Prénom Alexander   
In Italiano Nome Alexander   


Information about the first name Alexander

The first name Alexander is listed in our categories :The first name Alexander has been assigned to:
99.73% to boys
0.27% to girls
The country where the first name Alexander is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 9 letters including 4 vowels and 5 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Alexander

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Alexander : Alex Andre, Alex André, A'lex'ander, Alexandre, Alex-Andre, Alexandrè, Alexendar, Alexendra, Alexnader, Alexnadre, Axel Andre, Elexandra, Leexandra

Alexander in Japanese *

Romajiarekusandaa
Katakanaアレクサンダー
Hiraganaあれくさんだー
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Alexander in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Alexander

US English
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  • Borrowed from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρ- (andr-), the stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, “man”). Doublet of Alejandro.
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  • Alexander (plural Alexanders)
  • Alternative letter-case form of alexander
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  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌælɪɡˈzændɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə/
  • (æ-tensing, rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌælɪɡˈzeəndɚ]
  • (æ-tensing, non-rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌælɪɡˈzeəndə]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ex‧an‧der
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  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌæ.lɪɡˈzæn.dəɹ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌa.lɪɡˈzɑːn.də/
  • (æ-tensing, rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌæ.lɪɡˈzeən.dɚ]
  • (æ-tensing, non-rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌæ.lɪɡˈzeən.də]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ex‧an‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɑːndə(ɹ), -ændə(ɹ)
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General
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  • IPA(key): /aleɡˈsandeɾ/ [a.leɣ̞ˈsãn̪.d̪eɾ]
  • Rhymes: -andeɾ
  • Syllabification: A‧le‧xan‧der
ES Spanish
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Slovak
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  • IPA(key): /ˈalɛksandɛr/
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HU Hungarian
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  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɛksɒndɛr]
  • Hyphenation: Ale‧xan‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɛr
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PT Portuguese
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Icelandic
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  • IPA(key): /ˈaːlɛksantɛ(ː)r/
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SE Swedish
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Latin
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  • From Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anḗr, “man”).
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  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.lekˈsan.der/, [äɫ̪ɛkˈs̠än̪d̪ɛr]
  • (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /a.lekˈsan.der/, [äleɡˈzän̪d̪er]
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  • Alexander m (genitive Alexandrī); second declension
  • A masculine praenomen.
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  • Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).
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DK Danish
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DE German
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  • IPA(key): [ˌalɛˈksandɐ]
  • Hyphenation: A‧le‧xan‧der
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CZ Czech
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  • IPA(key): [ˈalɛksandr̩]
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Scots
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  • IPA(key): [ˈalɛksandər]
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Popularity of the name Alexander

Number of ALEXANDER births per year

Total births of Alexander by country

Births with the first name Alexander
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
711,058
2,415
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
81,053
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
38,406
0
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
38,075
3
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
33,387
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
20,340
170
SESweden
1998 - 2022
19,152
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
17,867
327
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
17,092
0
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
14,973
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
14,750
2
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
14,500
0
NONorway
1945 - 2022
12,420
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
10,251
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
7,431
7
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
7,055
0
CLChili
2010 - 2021
6,430
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
5,965
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5,542
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
5,014
0
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
3,994
11
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
3,687
20
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
2,987
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
2,536
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
2,360
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2022
1,836
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
1,650
0
HUHungary
2003 - 2022
1,588
0
EEEstonia
1931 - 2022
1,310
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
691
0
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
411
0
CASKSaskatchewan
2013 - 2022
348
0
ISIceland
2016 - 2021
109
0
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
93
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
30
0

Total births of Alexander by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Alexander
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
8,673
0
MXMexico
2021
3,644
0
DEGermany
2022
2,039
1
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
1,830
0
AUAustralia
2022
781
0
ATAustria
2021
555
0
ONOntario
2019
447
0
CLChili
2021
355
0
SESweden
2022
316
0
FIFinland
2022
228
0
ARArgentina
2015
226
0
PLPoland
2022
223
0
DKDenmark
2022
192
0
NLNetherlands
2022
188
0
ITItaly
2021
177
0
BEBelgium
2022
161
0
IEIreland
2022
149
0
CHSwitzerland
2021
143
0
BCBritish Columbia
2022
100
0
HUHungary
2022
96
0
ABAlberta
2022
92
0
NZNew Zealand
2022
87
0
NONorway
2022
82
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
56
0
FRFrance
2022
47
0
QCQuebec
2022
41
0
CASKSaskatchewan
2022
32
0
ISIceland
2021
32
0

Comments on the name Alexander

Personalities with the first name Alexander

There are 1522 personalities with the first name Alexander


Alexandre Soljenitsyne
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Russia Russian socialist federative soviet republic Soviet union
Screenwriter Writer Military personnel Poet Historian Playwright Opinion journalist Novelist Public figure School teacher Militant Prosaist


Alexandre Loukachenka
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Belarus
Military personnel Politician Director


Alexander Graham Bell
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United states of america United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Businessperson Engineer Professor Physicist Inventor Electrical engineer


Alexander Von Humboldt
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Kingdom of prussia
Scientist Astronomer Naturalist Writer Politician Economist Chamberlain Polymath Zoologist Geologist Geographer Climatologist Ornithologist Ethnologist World traveler Botanical collector Meteorologist Botanist Oceanographer Travel writer Science writer Vo


Alexandre Fleming
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United kingdom
Physician Inventor Surgeon Pharmacologist Bacteriologist


Alexander Pope
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Great britain Kingdom of england
Writer Poet Translator Philosopher Literary historian


Sandro Botticelli
(Alessandro Di Mariano Di Vanni Filipepi) src


Painter Architectural draftsperson Drawer Fresco painter


Willem-Alexander Des Pays-Bas
(Prins Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand Der Nederlanden, Prins Van Oranje-Nassau, Jonkheer Van Amsberg) src

Kingdom of the netherlands
Aristocrat Monarch Judge Aircraft pilot


Alexander Hamilton
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United states of america
Writer Lawyer Businessperson Economist Military officer Aide-de-camp Philosopher Military personnel Politician


Alexandre Vi
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Crown of aragon
Catholic priest Catholic deacon



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Alexander
Full list of personalities with the first name Alexander

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Alexander

There are 4059 actors and actresses with the first name Alexander
Alexander Averbukh
Alexander Elliot
Alexander Reichl
Alexander Fothergill
Alexander Mcclellan
Alexander Türk
Alexander Bryld Obaze
Alexander Burger
Alexander Goeller
Alexander Wardach
Alexander 'Alex' Garde
Alexander Urbanak
Alexander Martella
Alexander Chris
Alexander Kingen
Alexander Rasch
Alexander Wilson
Alexander Stuart
Alexander Gould
Alexander Agate
Alexander Lincoln
Alexander Cole
Alexander Conti
Alexander Löffler
Alexander Isaiah Thomas
Alexander De Jordy
Alexander Milani
Alexander Ludwig
Alexander Arnold
Alexander Hinojosa

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Alexander
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Alexander

Rankings of first name ALEXANDER by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#9DE Germany2022
#11MX Mexico2021
#12AT Austria2021
#14ON Ontario2019
#16BC British Columbia2022
#17US United State of America2022
#17IS Iceland2021
#18AU Australia2022
#19CASK Saskatchewan2022
#25AB Alberta2022
#27GB United Kingdom2021
#35DK Denmark2022
#35SE Sweden2022
#41FI Finland2022
#41IE Ireland2022
#43NZ New Zealand2022
#44BE Belgium2022
#49CH Switzerland2021
#63CL Chili2021
#82NO Norway2022
#83AR Argentina2015
#88NL Netherlands2022
#94PL Poland2022
#95CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#99HU Hungary2022
#124IT Italy2021
#155QC Quebec2022
#900FR France2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#10920DE Germany2022


Names that are phonetically close to Alexander