Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. a-lehs-SAN-dro
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Meaning & History

Italian form of ALEXANDER. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.

Related Names

DiminutivesAle, Alex, Sandro
Feminine FormAlessandra
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, Alex(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, Sander(Estonian) Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu(Finnish) Alexandre, Alex, Sacha, Sasha(French) Alexandre(Galician) 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) Aleksandrs(Latvian) Aleksandras(Lithuanian) Aleksandar, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sasho, Saško, Sašo(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, Alexandr, Alexsandr, Aleks, Alex, Alik, Sanya, Sasha, Sashok, 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, Álex(Spanish) Alexander, Alex(Swedish) İskender(Turkish) Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Aleks, Oles, Sasha(Ukrainian) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantAlessandri(Italian)

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Entry updated February 28, 2019