Alexander is a ♂ boy’s name.
The name Alexander derived from the ancient Greek name Aléxandros (Αλεξανδρος).
Alexander means “defending men”, “defender of men”, “defender of the people” or “protector of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).
The name Alexander is ranked #36 overall. It is very popular with parents-to-be and is often chosen as a baby name.
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