Александр

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From Old Russian Олександръ (Oleksandr'), from Greek Αλέξανδρος (Aléxandros), compounded from Ancient Greek ἀλέξω (aléksō, I defend) and ἀνδρός (andrós), genitive of ἀνήρ (anḗr, man): "defender of men". Cognate with English Alexander.

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Алекса́ндр (Aleksándrm anim (feminine Алекса́ндра)

  1. A male given name.

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