Meaning:To defend, to help
The name Oleksandr is a boy’s name of Greek origin and the Ukrainian form of Alexander. It means “to defend” or “to help.” It’s used mostly in Ukrainian-speaking countries but also in a few other countries and languages of the world. The most famous bearer of the name is Alexander the Great, who was a renowned military leader and conqueror in Ancient Greece. Oleksandr carries connotations of strength, bravery, and leadership. If you want a name with rich Slavic roots that symbolizes the qualities of a warrior and protector, Oleksandr is a winner.
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