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Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. SAN-dər(Dutch)
KSAN-dər(Dutch)
ZAN-dər(English)
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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).
VariantsAlex, Lex, Sander(Dutch) Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Zander(English)
Feminine FormsAlexandra(Dutch) Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria(English)
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(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, Aleks, Alex, Sanya, Sasha, 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(Spanish) Alexander, Alex(Swedish) İskender(Turkish) Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Oles, Sasha(Ukrainian) Sikandar(Urdu) Sender(Yiddish)

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