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What does Aleksander mean?

Aleksander Pronunciation of Aleksander 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


VARIANTS Alyksandr, Alixandre, Alexandros, Alexandro, Alexandre, Aleksandr, Aleksandar, Alaxander

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALEXANDER Alcander, Aleksanteri, Alesandro, Alessandre, Alessandri, Alessandro, Alisander, Alissander



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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 #1186. (2018 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?

Aleksandr, Alessandro (#600 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Alexander (#11), Alexandre, Alexandro (#1672) and Alexandros are the prominent varying forms of Aleksander (#1186) 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 somewhat less conventional today (USAGE 0.7%, DOWN 34%). Alexander is more familiar than the rest, although Alessandro appears to be getting popular too.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexandro, Alexandros in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alaister, Aland, Alaster, Alcinder, Alcindor, Aleister, Alejandro, Aleks, Aleksei, Aleksi, Aleksio, Aleksios, Aleksius, Alester, Alexan, Alissandre, Alister, Alkander, Alkender, Allaster, Allister, Allyster, Almando, Alsandare, Altaer, Alyster, Ander, Armande, Brander, Casander, Cassander, Cleander, Eleazer, Evander, Isander, Iskander, Iskender, Kleiner, Lander, Leander, Levander, Liander, Lysander, Neander, Nikander, Philander, Rheinlander, Sander, Sender, Sikander, Vander, Xander, Ysander (see Isandro) and Zander. These names tend to be more commonly used than Aleksander.

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