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GenderMasculine
PronouncedPron.A-LUG-ZAHNDR French
ə-li-SHUN-drə European Portuguese
a-le-SHUN-dree Brazilian Portuguese
a-le-SHAN-dre Galician
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Meaning & History

Form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century French author Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), who wrote 'The Three Musketeers'.
DiminutivesAlex French Alex, Xande, Xandinho Portuguese Àlex Catalan
Feminine FormsAlexandra, Alexandrine French Alexandra, Alexandrina Portuguese Alexandra Catalan
Other Languages & CulturesAleksandër, Skënder Albanian Eskender Amharic Alexander, Alexandros Ancient Greek Iskandar Arabic Aleksandr Armenian Alesander Basque Aliaksandr Belarusian Alexander Biblical Alexandros Biblical Greek Aleksandar, Skender Bosnian Aleksandar, Sasho Bulgarian Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša Croatian Alexandr, Aleš Czech Alexander, Aleksander, Alex, Sander Danish Alexander, Alex, Lex, Sander, Xander Dutch Alexander, Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Xander, Zander English Aleksandro, Aleĉjo Esperanto Aleksander Estonian Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu Finnish Aleksandre, Sandro Georgian Alexander, Alex, Sascha German Alexandros, Alekos, Alex Greek Alexander, Alexandros Greek Mythology Alexander, Alex, Sándor, Sanyi Hungarian Alexander, Alex Icelandic Iskandar Indonesian Alastar Irish Alessandro, Ale, Alex, Sandro Italian Aleksandrs Latvian Aleksandras Lithuanian Aleksandar, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sasho Macedonian Iskandar Malay Aleksander, Alexander, Alex, Sander Norwegian Sikandar Pashto Eskandar Persian Aleksander, Aleks, Olek Polish Alexandru, Alex, Sandu Romanian Aleksandr, Aleks, Alex, Sanya, Sasha, Shura Russian Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Ally, Sawney Scottish Aleksandar, Aca, Aco, Saša Serbian Alexander, Aleš Slovak Aleksander, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Saša, Sašo Slovene Alejandro, Ale Spanish Alexander, Alex Swedish İskender Turkish Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Aleks, Oles, Sasha Ukrainian Sikandar Urdu Sender Yiddish

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