Each name has a special meaning and without a doubt we want to give you all the information you should know about it. When you choose a name, its origin, its meaning and even those characters who bear it and who have made history over time can be important. Please note that all names have a different etymology which may be of importance to you. Next we are going to explain the meaning of the name Alejandro .

According to anthroponymic studies, it is considered that the name Alejandro comes from the Greek word Aiéxandros where aiex or alex means ” who cares” and andros means “men” or “males”. In Mycenaean Greek it corresponds to a type of writing of linear system B that dates between 1600 and 1110 a. C. The Alexander variant records also from the same time, related to the Greek goddess Hera in Arekasadara formfrom ancient greek. The port city of Alexandria, located in the north of Egypt near the western area of ​​the Nile River delta, founded by Alexander the Great around 331 BC and was an outstanding cultural center of the ancient world after the conquests of various regions. Alexander Carbonero is known who was a bishop of Asia Minor during the second century and Saint Alexander the Acemeta or also known as Alexander of Constantinople, a founder hermit monk of the Byzantine acemetas. Alejandro is a Lady Gaga song. Alejandro is the variant of the name in Spanish.


Aleksandër or Lisandër in Albanian, Alexander in German, Eskender in Amharic, Al-Eskándar in Arabic, Aleixandro or Alixandre in Aragonese, Aleksan or Alik in Armenian, Alexandru or Xandru in Asturian, Isgender in Azerbaijani, Aliaksandr in Belarusian, Aleksandar in Bosnian, Aleksanr in Breton, Aleksandâr in Bulgarian, Alexandre in Catalan, Alexandr in Czech, Alishanda in Chinese,Alleksandeuroseu in Korean, Lisandru in Corsican, Aleksandar in Croatian, Alexander in Danish and Slovak, Lisàndar in Emilian Romagnol, Aleksander in Slovenian and Estonian, Aleksandro in Esperanto, Eskender in Ethiopian, Alexandro or Alesander in Basque, Alejandru in Extremadura, Aleksanteri in Finnish, Alexandre in French, Alasdair or Aldair in Scottish Gaelic, Alecsander in Welsh, Alexandre with Galician,Aleksandere or Aleks in Georgian, Aléxandros in Greek, Alaksandri in Hebrew, Alakshendra or Sikandar in Hindi, Sándor in Hungarian, Alexander in English, Alastar or Alasandar in Irish, Alessandro or Sandro in Italian, Arekusu or Arejandoro in Japanese, Iskendere in Kurdish, Aleksandrs in Latvian, Aleksandras in Lithuanian, Lisander in Lombard, Alessandru in Maltese,Alistair in Manx, Eskandar in Persian, Aleksander in Polish, Alexandre in Portuguese, Alexandru in Romanian, Aleksandr or Sasha in Russian, Alekchendra in Sanskrit, Alessandru in Sardinian, Aleksandar in Serbian, Alissandru in Sicilian, Ískender in Turkish, Oleksandr in Ukrainian, Aleixandre in Valencian, Aleksandri in voro, Szenderei in Yiddish. Other known variants are Sandro, Alex or Ale.Known female variants are Alejandra and Sandra.

Famous people named Alexander:

Alexander Fleming

  • British Physician and Scientist – born in Darvel, Scotland in 1881. He is widely known for having invented penicillin by analyzing the behavior of bacterial cultures in the presence of antibiotics, and also discovered the antimicrobial enzyme lysozyme and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1945. He was a researcher and professor of bacteriology at the University of London, he was rector of the University of Edinburgh, in addition to working as a medical microbiologist at St. Mary’s Hospital during the First World War working on the discovery of vaccines. Time magazine considers him one of the most important people of the 20th century.

Alejandro Jodorowsky Prullansky

  • Franco-Chilean artist : he was born in Tocopilla, Antofagasta in 1929. He is known for his cinematographic works within the cult cinema and theater works, although he has also engaged in music, painting, drawing, sculpture, he is a philosopher, magician, mime and spiritual guru , among other activities. Since childhood he was interested in and studied art mainly moved by cinema and poetry, at 17 he began acting and pantomime. He founded the Experimental Puppet Theater of the University of Chile and participated with publications in newspaper clippings. His training from the age of 24 was mainly in Europe and he made several international tours.

Alejandro Sanz

  • Spanish singer-songwriter and composer : also known as Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro, he was born in Madrid in 1968. He is one of the best-selling artists in the world with 4 Grammy Awards, 24 Latin Grammy Awards, among other recognitions. With a musical career of more than 20 years, he started in music when he was only 7 years old and at the age of 10 he began to compose his first songs. At the beginning of his career, he experimented with various musical genres until he found his style, which includes flamenco sounds, Latin rhythms, rock and pop.

General characteristics of the most famous people named Alexander:

People who bear this name are usually brave, assertive, with forceful and sincere attitudes . Their attitude towards life leads them to be group leaders and to assume many responsibilities in which their ability to decide and their discernment skills always stand out. Without a doubt, leadership goes through their social relationships with impetus and energy, but sometimes they can be shy or introverted when they do not feel confident. It makes a great sense that it is his main way of communicating.