Find out the meaning of baby boy name ALEXANDER. Read more of name’s origin/history, popularity in the world and popular stars named Alexander such as sport players, musicians, richest people, public figures, and more.

  • Given Name: ALEXANDER
  • Gender: baby boy
  • Length: 9 Characters
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Protector of Mankind

HOW POPULAR IS THE NAME ALEXANDER FOR BABY BOY?

The name Alexander was # 54 in the last 100 years for baby boy in U.S.A

NEW BORN BABY NAMES RANK IN YEAR
2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006
U.S.A – Top 1000 4 6 11 12
Canada – Top 100 8 14 11 11
Quebec – Top 100 91 91 98 92
Austria – Top 60 4 8 8 8
Belgium – Top 100 39 34 37
Denmark – Top 50 13 16 20 18
England | Wales Top 100 22 19 23 24
French – Top 200 x x x x
Hungary – Top 100 x 100 96 96
Ireland – Top 100 50 45 56 56
Italy – Top 30 x x x
Netherlands – Top 100 85 97
Northern Ireland Top100 41 41 40 67
Norway – Top100 18 22 17 17
Scotland – Top100 12 11 11 15 17
Spain – Top 100 x x x x
Sweden – Top 100 5 6 6 12 9
NSW (Aus) – Top 100 18 17 19 14
South Australia – Top 100 18 33 16 12
Victoria (Aus) – Top 100 16 18 18 19
New Zealand Top100 20 19 23 20 23
Note: (x) means the name was not in the list

LIST OF WELLKNOWN PEOPLE WHOSE NAMED ALEXANDER:

- Alexander Baillie (born 1956), cellist, English Musician
– Alexander Brandon, video game musician for Unreal,Unreal Tournament, Deus Ex
– Alexander Frei, FIFA World Cup 2006 player, squad Switzerland
– Alexander Frey conductor, pianist, organist and composer, Greek Musician of Modern period
– Alexander Harris (1805-1874), an Australian novelist.
– Alexander I of Macedon – runner and Olympic winner, Greek Sport figure of ancient period
– Alexander Lippisch (1894-1976), aerodynamicist, German Scientist and engineer
– Alexander Noyes, a drummer of Honor Society band.
– Alexander Payne, writer, producer and director (Election, About Schmidt, Sideways), Greek Filmmaker
– Alexander the Great, (356 – 323 BCE) Macedonian king, and conqueror, Greek Military and political figure of ancient period
– Alexander von Humboldt, German Scientist and engineer

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