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PronouncedPron.KSAHN-dər Dutch
ZAN-dər English
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Meaning & History

Short form of ALEXANDER. It was popularized in the English-speaking world by a character on the television series 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' (1997-2003).
VariantsAlex, Lex, Sander Dutch Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Zander English
Feminine FormsAlexandra Dutch Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria English
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 Alexandre, Àlex Catalan Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša Croatian Alexandr, Aleš Czech Alexander, Aleksander, Alex, Sander Danish Aleksandro, Aleĉjo Esperanto Aleksander Estonian Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu Finnish Alexandre, Alex French Alexandre Galician Aleksandre, Sandro Georgian Alexander, Alex 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 Alexandre, Alex, Xande, Xandinho Portuguese 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, Oles, Sasha Ukrainian Sikandar Urdu Sender Yiddish

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Entry updated March 21, 2014   Contribute