Name
ALEXANDER

Name ALEXANDER

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 1,025,165 births of Alexander in the countries below, which represents an average of 7,375 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 19,483 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Alexander   
In Italiano Nome Alexander   

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Information about the first name Alexander

The first name Alexander is listed in our categories :The first name Alexander has been assigned to:
99.71% to boys
0.29% 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
Etymology src :
  • Unknown. Apparently from either the given name or the surname Alexander, but the connection is unclear. Attested since the early 20th century.
Etymology src :
  • 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.
Noun src :
  • alexander (plural alexanders)
  • A cocktail made of cognac or gin, white crème de cacao, and light cream.
Noun src :
  • Alexander (plural Alexanders)
  • Alternative letter-case form of alexander
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌælɨɡˈzændɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌælɨɡˈzɑːndə/
  • (æ-tensing, rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌælɨɡˈzeəndɚ]
  • (æ-tensing, non-rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌælɨɡˈzeəndə]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ex‧an‧der
Pronunciation src :
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˌæ.lɨɡˈzæn.dɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˌæ.lɨɡˈzɑːn.də/
  • (æ-tensing, rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌæ.lɨɡˈzeən.dɚ]
  • (æ-tensing, non-rhotic) IPA(key): [ˌæ.lɨɡˈzeən.də]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧ex‧an‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɑːndə(ɹ), -ændə(ɹ)
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
General
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (male given names:) Alex, Sandro, Sascha
  • (female names:) Alexandra, Sandra
Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈalɛksandɛr/
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander m (genitive Alexandra, nominative plural Alexandrovia) declension pattern chlap
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Alexander.
HU Hungarian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ ˈɒlɛksɒndɛr]
  • Hyphenation: Ale‧xan‧der
  • Rhymes: -ɛr
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander
  • A male given name.
PT Portuguese
Etymology src :
  • Borrowed from English Alexander. Doublet of Alexandre and Alessandro
Pronunciation src :
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /a.lekˈsɐ̃.deʁ/
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander m
  • A male given name
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
Icelandic
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːlɛksantɛ(ː)r/
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander m
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Alexander.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • Equivalent to English Alexander. First recorded in Sweden (Scania) in 1201.
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander c (genitive Alexanders)
  • A male given name.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (male given names) Alex
  • (female names) Alexandra, Sandra
  • (surnames) Alexandersson
Latin
Etymology src :
  • From Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anḗr, “man”).
Pronunciation src :
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /a.lekˈsan.der/, [a.lɛkˈsan̪.d̪ɛr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /a.lekˈsan.der/, [a.lɛkˈsan̪.d̪ɛr]
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander m (genitive Alexandrī); second declension
  • A masculine praenomen.
Proper noun (Declension) src :
  • Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).
DK Danish
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander
  • A male given name, equivalent to English Alexander.
Proper noun (Related terms) src :
  • (male given names:) Alex
  • (female forms:) Alexandra, Sandra, Sascha
DE German
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˌalɛˈksandɐ]
  • Hyphenation: A‧le‧xan‧der
Scots
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈalɛksandər]
Proper noun src :
  • Alexander
  • A male given name from Ancient Greek, equivalent to English Alexander.
Proper noun (Derived terms) src :
  • (diminutive) Aleck, Eck, Eckie, Sandy, Saundy, Sawnie, Sawney, Sanders, Saunders, Sannock, Sannag, Sannagie
 

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 - 2019
682,473
2,415
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
77,314
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
37,959
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
35,183
3
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
31,580
0
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
20,340
170
SESweden
1998 - 2019
17,937
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
14,389
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
14,196
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
13,214
2
NONorway
1945 - 2019
12,125
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
9,917
0
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
7,112
7
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
6,281
319
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
6,425
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5,542
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
5,448
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
4,571
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
3,551
20
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
3,412
11
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
2,987
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
2,378
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
2,334
0
HUHungary
2003 - 2019
1,396
0
EEEstonia
1931 - 2019
1,310
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2019
1,087
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2019
1,036
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2019
691
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
30
0

Total births of Alexander by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Alexander
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
11,230
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
2,344
0
ATAustria
2018
701
0
AUAustralia
2019
659
0
SESweden
2019
527
0
ONOntario
2018
492
0
DEGermany
2018
389
9
BRBrazil
2010
391
5
PLPoland
2019
286
0
DKDenmark
2019
255
0
FIFinland
2019
241
0
ARArgentina
2015
226
0
NLNetherlands
2019
210
0
ITItaly
2018
199
0
BEBelgium
2019
195
0
IEIreland
2019
167
0
CHSwitzerland
2019
162
0
ABAlberta
2019
147
0
NZNew Zealand
2019
140
0
NONorway
2019
118
0
BCBritish Columbia
2019
111
0
HUHungary
2019
100
0
FRFrance
2019
63
0
QCQuebec
2019
60
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
56
0

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Personalities with the first name Alexander

There are 1121 personalities with the first name Alexander


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


Alexandre Loukachenko
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Belarus Soviet union
Teacher Military personnel Politician Economist Historian


Alexander Von Humboldt
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Germany Kingdom of prussia
Scientist Astronomer Naturalist Chamberlain Polymath Zoologist Geologist Climatologist Ornithologist Ethnologist Geographer Botanical collector Meteorologist Botanist Oceanographer Travel writer Science writer Geheimrat Essayist Explorer Volcanologist Dem


Alexander 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 Literary historian


Sandro Botticelli
(Alessandro Di Mariano Di Vanni Filipepi) src


Artist Painter


Zac Efron
(Zachary David Alexander Efron) src

United states of america
Actor Disc jockey Singer Stage actor Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Willem-Alexander Des Pays-Bas
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Kingdom of the netherlands
Monarch Judge Aircraft pilot


Alexandre Vi
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Kingdom of aragon
Catholic priest Catholic deacon


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



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Alexander
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Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Alexander

There are 3427 actors and actresses with the first name Alexander
Alexander Reichl
Alexander Fothergill
Alexander Mcclellan
Alexander Türk
Alexander Goeller
Alexander Wardach
Alexander 'Alex' Garde
Alexander Martella
Alexander Chris
Alexander Kingen
Alexander Rasch
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
Alexander Wisén
Alexander Pownall
Alexander Newton
Alexander Goebbel
Alexander Karavay
Alexander Fehr Blue
Alexander Flores

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
#7AT Austria2018
#10SE Sweden2019
#11US United State of America2019
#12ON Ontario2018
#12DE Germany2018
#13AB Alberta2019
#18AU Australia2019
#19BC British Columbia2019
#21DK Denmark2019
#21GB United Kingdom2019
#24NZ New Zealand2019
#32CH Switzerland2019
#33BE Belgium2019
#36IE Ireland2019
#44FI Finland2019
#58NO Norway2019
#76NL Netherlands2019
#83AR Argentina2015
#86HU Hungary2019
#93PL Poland2019
#95CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#120IT Italy2018
#121QC Quebec2019
#322BR Brazil2010
#725FR France2019
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#649DE Germany2018
#8919BR Brazil2010


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