Alexander for a baby name
alt. Alexandro, Alessandro, Alejandro; abbrev. Alec, Alex, Alexei, Sandy, Xander Greek, meaning ‘defender of mankind’. Alexander the Great was an undefeated fourth-century king whose empire stretched from Greece to modern Pakistan. Alec Baldwin is an Oscar and Emmy-nominated actor. Sir Alec Guiness is the renowned actor whose illustrious career took him from Shakespeare on stage to Hollywood blockbusters.