Alexander

man's defender, warrior
ORIGIN: Greek
The defender of mankind has been in popular demand—and in the top 12—since 2005, according to Social Security Administration data. Alexander the Great comes to mind first, but if a world conqueror isn’t enough to persuade you, you might be inspired by American statesman Alexander Hamilton, the subject of a Tony Award–winning Lin-Manuel Miranda musical. You can find Alexanders in the Bible and saints named Alexander as well. Namesakes include actors Alexander Skarsgård and Alexander Dreymon.

famous Alexanders

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  • Alexander McQueen
    Fashion Designer
  • Alexander Skarsgard
    Actor
  • Alexander the Great
    Royalty

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