Other Origin(s):Arabic
Meaning:Protector of men
Iskander is a masculine name in Arabic, Egyptian, Indonesian, Malay, and Persian, derived from the Greek Aléxandros. With its heroic meaning “protector of men,” it's understandable why this handsome title has been borne by many rulers throughout history. Alexander's popularity and inspired variants across the globe are likely due to the renowned Alexander the Great, an ancient Macedonian king famed for his conquests. Iskander shows language in motion—a name that has evolved through various languages and cultures to be the noble appellation it is today.
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