Alexander

Origin/Usage
Greek
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Superhero Names, Old Fashioned
Pronunciation
al-əg-ZAN-dər
Meaning
Defender of man

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Alexander is one of those names that can never fall out with traditional parents. The name’s popularity declined drastically during the first and second world wars but started improving steadily in the seventies.Alexander is one of those names that can never fall out with traditional parents. The name’s popularity declined drastically during the first and second world wars but started improving steadily in the seventies.Alexander is one of those names that can never fall out with traditional parents. The name’s popularity declined drastically during the first and second world wars but started improving steadily in the seventies.Alexander originates in Greek language and means "defender of man". It has always been one of the most popular masculine given names all over the world. This is another name of the Greek hero Paris, and it also appears in the Bible. Born by numerous kings, emperors and popes, the most famous bearer until today remains the King of Macedon in the 4th century BC, Alexander the Great. In the US the popularity of Alexander started growing in the 1960s and currently it is one of the most popular masculine given names.

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Every Day (2018)

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier (2014)

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A Clockwork Orange (1971)

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Babylon 5

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The Imitation Game (2014)

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