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What does Alcinder mean?

Alcinder Pronunciation of Alcinder [al-cin-der] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Alcinder is "strong; man's defender, warrior". Alcinder is an alternate spelling of Alcander (Greek). Alcinder is also a variant of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, strong, defender, warrior.


Alcinder has 2 variants: Alcindor and Alsandare.

6 more related forms via Alcander, Alexander: Alaxander, Alisander, Alister, Alkander, Alkender and Allister.

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Middle name pairings:
Alcinder Cooper (A.C.), ..

How popular is Alcinder?

Alcinder is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Alcinder is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Alexander (#8 the previous year) and Alister (#1815) are the popular variation forms of Alcinder (not ranked). Other forms, like Allister, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Alcinder reached its apex 22 years ago (average #1010) and is somewhat lower today (#911, 27%). Alexander has been the top favorite. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alister in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Acer, Aiden, Aindrea, Alain, Alair, Alaire, Alaisdair, Alaister, Aland, Albin, Albinet, Alcadio, Alden, Aldwinne, Aleister, Aleksander, Alester, Alin, Alisdair, Alissander, Alistar, Allger, Allie, Allin, Allmer, Aloin, Alpin, Alpine, Altaer, Alucido, Alvie, Alvise, Alwine, Ander, Archer, Armande, Armonde, Arvind, Brander, Cleander, Einer, Elder, Eliezer, Elisher, Evander, Falconer, Flinders, Glyndwer (see Glendower), Grainger, Gurinder, Gurvinder, Harinder, Heiner, Isander, Iskander, Kidder, Kleiner, Leander, Levander, Liander, Linder, Lysander, Mariner, Neander, Nikander, Rainer, Rainger, Reiner, Reinier, Rider, Saunder, Sikander, Vander, Xander and Ysander (see Isandro). These names tend to be more commonly used than Alcinder.

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