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What does Aleksander mean?

Aleksander Pronunciation of Aleksander [alek-sander] as a name for boys is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Aleksander is "man's defender, warrior". Aleksander is an alternate spelling of Alexander (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Aleksander has 8 variants: Alaxander, Aleksandar, Aleksandr, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alixandre and Alyksandr.

8 more alternative forms via Alexander: Alcander, Aleksanteri, Alesandro, Alessandre, Alessandri, Alessandro, Alisander and Alissander.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Aleksander Nehemias (A.N.), ..

How popular is Aleksander?

Aleksander is an uncommon first name for men. Aleksander is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Aleksander was first listed in 1991 and reached its top rank of #1101 in the U.S. in 2009, and is presently at #1247. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleksander name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alessandro (#680 in recent rankings), Alexander (#8), Alexandre (#1481), Alexandro (#1684) and Alexandros are the prominent varying forms of Aleksander (#1247 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Aleksander reached the peak of their popularity in the year 1993 (usage of 1.1%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.8%, down 25%). Alexander is more familiar than the rest, although Alessandro appears to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleksander, Alessandro, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros in U.S.

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