Gender Masculine
Scripts Александр(Russian, Ukrainian) Ալեքսանդր(Armenian)
Pronounced Pron. u-lyik-SANDR(Russian)
ah-lehk-SAHN-dər(Armenian)
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Meaning & History

Russian and Armenian form of ALEXANDER. This name was borne by the 19th-century Russian poet Aleksandr Pushkin.

Related Names

VariantsAlexandr, Alexsandr(Russian) Oleksander, Oleksandr(Ukrainian)
DiminutivesAleks, Alex, Alik, Sanya, Sasha, Sashok, Shura(Russian) Aleks(Ukrainian)
Other Languages & CulturesAleksandër, Skënder(Albanian) Eskender(Amharic) Alexander, Alexandros(Ancient Greek) Iskandar(Arabic) 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) 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) 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) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)
Surname DescendantAleksandrov(Russian)

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Entry updated November 20, 2020