Gender Masculine
Usage Turkish
Pronounced Pron. ees-kyehn-DEHR
  [key·IPA]
Note In Turkish this name is written with a dotted İ. It appears as İSKENDER in uppercase and iskender in lowercase.

Meaning & History

Turkish form of Alexander.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesAleksandër, Skënder(Albanian) Eskender(Amharic) Alexander, Alexandros(Ancient Greek) Iskandar(Arabic) Aleksandr, Aleks(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) 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) Sawney(Scots) Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Ally(Scottish) Alasdair(Scottish Gaelic) Aleksandar, Aca, Aco, Saša(Serbian) Alexander, Aleš(Slovak) Aleksander, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Saša, Sašo(Slovene) Alejandro, Ale, Álex(Spanish) Alexander, Alex(Swedish) Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Aleks, Oles, Sasha(Ukrainian) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)
Entry updated April 5, 2022