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alexandre

FORM OF:
alexander
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
ALéXō ANḗR / ANDRóS > ALéXANDROS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
ALéXō ‎(ἀλέξω) ANḗR ‎(ἀνήρ) ANDRóS ‎(ἀνδρός) ALéXANDROS (Αλέξανδρος)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek name “Aléxandros (Αλέξανδρος)”, composed of two elements: “aléxō ‎(ἀλέξω)” (keep off, turn aside, guard, protect, defend, help) plus “anḗr ‎(ἀνήρ) andrós ‎(ἀνδρός)” (man “adult male”, husband). In turn the name means “defending men, protector of men”. This definition is an example of the widespread motif of Greek (or Indo-European more generally) names expressing "battle-prowess", in this case the ability to withstand or push back an enemy battle line. The name was one of the titles, "epithets", given to the Greek goddess Hera and as such is usually taken to mean "one who comes to save warriors". The most famous linked to this root is Alexander the Great, who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.

Usage

  • catalancatalan
  • frenchfrench
  • galiciangalician
  • portugueseportuguese

Related names

VARIANTS
catalan
alejandro
FEMININE
catalan
alexandra, Aleixandra
french
alexandra, alexandrie
portuguese
alexandra
PET & SHORT FORM
catalan
Àlex
french
alex, sacha
portuguese
alex, xande, xando

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
albanian
aleksander, alesandro
arabic
iskandar
armenian
Alekʿsandr
basque
alesander
belarusian
Aliaksandr
bosnian
aleksandar
breton
aleksandr
bulgarian
aleksandar
croatian
aleksander, aleksandar
czech
alexander, alexandr
danish
alexander, aleksander, Aleksxander
dutch
alexander
english
alexander
esperanto
aleksandro
estonian
aleksander
faroese
Alexandur, Aleksandur
filipino
alenjandro
finnish
aleksander, aleksanteri, Sandri
frisian
alexander
georgian
Alek'sandre
german
alexander, aleksander
greek
aléxandros
greenlandic
Alexandari, Aleksantare, Alagsantere, Alassanteri, Âligsantale
hawaiian
alekanekelo, ʻalika
hungarian - magyar
alexander, sÁndor
icelandic
alexander, Sandri
iranian
eskandar
irish
alexander, Alastar
italian
alessandro
latvian
aleksandras, Aleksandrs
lithuanian
aleksandras
macedonian
aleksandar
norwegian
alexander, aleksander
old danish
alexander
old english - anglo-saxon
saunders, sanders
old swedish
alexander, Alesant, Alesantar, Alinsant, Alinsanter, Allexander, Allexandher, Halsand
polish
alexander, aleksander
portuguese - brazilian
alexandro
romanian
alexandru
russian
aleksandr
scottish
alexander, alastair, alasdair, alistair, alister, alastor, alaster, Allaster
serbian
aleksandar
slovak
alexander
slovene
aleksander
spanish
alejandro
swedish
alexander, aleksander, Sandri
turkish
İskender
ukrainian
oleksandr
welsh
alexander

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

5
Numerological Values:
5

If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.

Chakra Number:
5: The number of the Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"

The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.

Color meaning:

The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.

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ALEXANDRE TOM POISSON
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