Alexander

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Usage

Old Danish Old Danish
Old Swedish Old Swedish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

Latin form of the Greek name Αλεξανδρος (Alexandros)

First element (Αλεξ-):

Greek αλεξω (alexo) = 'to defend, help'

Last element (-ανδρος):

Greek ανηρ (anér), genitive ανδρος (andros) = 'man'

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]

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See also

Patronyms [What's That?]

Male

Alexanderinpoika Finland
Alexandersen Denmark Norway
Alexanderson Norway Sweden
Alexanderssen Norway
Alexandersson Iceland Norway Sweden
Alexanderssøn Norway
Alexandersøn Norway

Female

Alexanderdatter Norway
Alexanderintytär Finland
Alexandersdatter Denmark Norway
Alexandersdotter Norway Sweden
Alexandersdóttir Iceland

Combinations

For combinations see ANDR (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanders
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanderin
Partitive: Alexanderia
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alexander
Accusative: Alexander
Dative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanders
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanders
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alexander
Genitive: Alexanders

Name Days

Denmark Denmark

18 March

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 September

Sweden Sweden

12 December

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [alέk'sandər] (key) [11]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Placenames

  • Alsønderup in northern Sjælland

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[14]
38546 84052 42 110 38504 83942
Denmark Denmark[15]
14256
n.a.
1
n.a.
14255
n.a.
Norway Norway[16]
11670
n.a.
6
n.a.
11664
n.a.
Finland Finland[17]
n.a.
20060
n.a.
37
n.a.
20023
Iceland Iceland[18]
1082 1349
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[19]
33 60
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alexander (m) Sources: [14][15][16][17]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Alexander (m) Sources: [20]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Alexander (m)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Alexander (m) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Alexander (m)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  4. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  7. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  8. Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Rikard Hornby: Danske navne - Træk af navngivningens historie (1951)
  11. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, census of 2011, http://www.stat.gl/
  13. © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  14. 14.0 14.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  15. 15.0 15.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  16. 16.0 16.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  17. 17.0 17.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  18. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  19. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  20. details see Name Statistic tables