Gender Masculine
Usage English, Dutch
Pronounced Pron. LEHKS
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Meaning & History

Short form of Alexander.

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VariantsAl, Alec, Alex, Sandy, Xander, Zander(English) Alex, Sander, Xander(Dutch)
Feminine FormsAlexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria(English) Alexandra(Dutch)
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) 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) 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) İskender(Turkish) Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Oles, Sasha(Ukrainian) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)
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Entry updated February 28, 2019