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).
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) Aleksandro, Aleĉjo(Esperanto) Aleksander, Sander(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, 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, Oles, Sasha(Ukrainian) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)
People think this name is
modern informal urban strong strange
Entry updated November 16, 2019