Name
ALEXANDER

Name ALEXANDER

Between 1880 and 2018 there were 979,027 births of Alexander in the countries below, which represents an average of 7,094 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 20,883 births.
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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:
99.70% to boys
0.30% 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, Alexandre, Alexandrè, Alexendra, Alexnader, Alexnadre, Axel Andre, Elexandra, Leexandra

Alexander in Japanese *

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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”).
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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)
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Slovak
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈalɛksandɛr/
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HU Hungarian
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɛksɒndɛr]
  • Hyphenation: Ale‧xan‧der
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Icelandic
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈaːlɛksantɛ(ː)r/
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SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • Equivalent to English Alexander. First recorded in Sweden (Scania) in 1201.
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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]
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
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DE German
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): [ˌalɛˈksandɐ]
  • Hyphenation: A‧le‧xan‧der
Scots
Pronunciation src :
  • 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 - 2018
671,066
2,415
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2018
74,970
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2016
36,978
0
AUAustralia
1944 - 2018
34,524
3
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
20,340
170
SESweden
1998 - 2018
17,410
0
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2018
14,151
0
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2018
14,056
0
DKDenmark
1985 - 2018
12,959
1
NONorway
1945 - 2018
11,951
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2018
9,800
0
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
6,281
319
PLPoland
2000 - 2018
6,139
0
ABAlberta
1990 - 2018
5,779
7
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
5,542
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2018
5,253
0
ATAustria
2010 - 2016
5,139
0
IEIreland
1964 - 2018
4,404
0
QCQuebec
1980 - 2018
3,504
19
ITItaly
1999 - 2017
3,213
0
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
2,987
0
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2018
2,334
0
FRFrance
1900 - 2018
2,314
0
EEEstonia
1931 - 2018
1,310
0
HUHungary
2003 - 2018
1,296
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2018
846
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2018
826
0
ESSpain
2002 - 2018
691
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2017
30
0

Total births of Alexander by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Alexander
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2018
11,989
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2018
2,517
0
AUAustralia
2018
1,039
0
ATAustria
2016
695
0
SESweden
2018
598
0
ONOntario
2016
495
0
DEGermany
2018
389
9
BRBrazil
2010
391
5
FIFinland
2018
259
0
PLPoland
2018
258
0
ITItaly
2017
248
0
NLNetherlands
2018
229
0
ARArgentina
2015
226
0
IEIreland
2018
206
0
BEBelgium
2018
186
0
CHSwitzerland
2018
172
0
NONorway
2018
168
0
ABAlberta
2018
158
0
BCBritish Columbia
2018
139
0
NZNew Zealand
2018
131
0
HUHungary
2018
85
0
QCQuebec
2018
72
1
DKDenmark
2018
65
0
FRFrance
2018
60
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
56
0
NSNew Scotland
2018
29
0
PTPortugal
2017
8
0

Comments on the name Alexander

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
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Rankings of first name ALEXANDER by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#8AT Austria2016
#8SE Sweden2018
#11US United State of America2018
#12AB Alberta2018
#12AU Australia2018
#12DE Germany2018
#13ON Ontario2016
#14BC British Columbia2018
#18NS New Scotland2018
#22GB United Kingdom2018
#26NZ New Zealand2018
#31IE Ireland2018
#33CH Switzerland2018
#35BE Belgium2018
#41NO Norway2018
#45FI Finland2018
#62NL Netherlands2018
#78DK Denmark2018
#83AR Argentina2015
#94HU Hungary2018
#94CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#95PL Poland2018
#99QC Quebec2018
#113IT Italy2017
#226PT Portugal2017
#322BR Brazil2010
#756FR France2018
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#661DE Germany2018
#5265QC Quebec2018
#8870BR Brazil2010


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