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What does Aleksandr mean?

Aleksandr Pronunciation of Aleksandr as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Aleksandr means "man's defender, warrior". Aleksandr is a variant form of Alexander (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender, warrior


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

OTHER FORMS VIA ALEXANDER Alejandro, Aleksanteri, Alesandro, Alessandre, Alessandri, Alessandro, Alisander, Alissander, Alissandre



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How popular is Aleksandr?

Aleksandr is an unusual first name for males. Aleksandr is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Aleksandr was first listed in 2016 and reached its peak rank of #1981 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Aleksandr are Alejandro (#208 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Aleksander (#1186), Alessandro (#600), Alexander (#11), Alexandre, Alexandro (#1672) and Alexandros. Adoption of these forms of Aleksandr reached its most widespread 3 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 1.2%) and is somewhat lower today (ADOPTION 0.8%, 35.1%). Alessandro is the most contemporarily stylish boy name here.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Aland, Alcander, Aleister, Aleks, Aleksei, Aleksi, Aleksio, Aleksios, Aleksius, Alester, Alexan, Alkander, Alkender, Almando and Alsandare. Like Aleksandr, these names are not frequently used.

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