Lysander
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Given Name LYSANDER
GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Λυσανδρος (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek name Λυσανδρος (Lysandros), derived from Greek λυσις (lysis) meaning "a release" and ανηρ (aner) meaning "man" (genitive ανδρος). This was the name of a notable 5th-century BC Spartan general and naval commander.
Related Names
VARIANT: Lysandros
FEMININE FORM: Lysandra
OTHER LANGUAGES: Lisandro (Spanish)