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FOR REAL: Alexander is an English form of the Greek name Alexandros, which was probably originally an epithet for the goddess Hera and also was used for Paris, the legendary hero of the Trojan war. It is derived from Greek roots meaning "to defend" and "man; warrior."

diminutives: Alex, Al, Alec, Alek, Sandy, Xander, Xan, Lex

related names: Alexandra, Alexis, Alexa, other forms

Other recorded spellings: Alexzander, Aleksander, Aleksandr, Aleczander, Aleksandar, Alexandar, Alexsander, Alexandr, Alecsander