Usage Ancient Greek
Scripts Ἀλεξαμενός, Ἀλεξάμενος(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsἈλεξομενός (Alexomenos)
Derived from Greek ἀλεξάμενος (alexamenos), which is the participle of the Greek verb ἀλέξω (alexo) meaning "to defend" as well as "to help". Also compare ALEXIMENES.This name appears in a famous graffito of the early Christian era, which mocks the Christian beliefs of a Roman soldier called "Alexamenos the Faithful".