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Alexander - Letter A - Boy Baby Names

In our Alexander boy name guide we feature name meaning, origin and other useful facts.

  • Alexander
  • Meaning: Protector Of Mankind
  • Origin: Greek
  • Gender: Boy
  • Statistics: Since 1880, there have been roughly 590,005 boys given the name Alexander. That is approximately 0.34% of the recorded babies born in the united states. The name Alexander is most popular in California, New York, Texas, Florida, and Illinois.
  • Similar sounding names: Alejandro, Alessandro, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexzander
  • Popularity of Alexander:
    YearRankTotal 2012 9 15,105 2011 8 15,657 2010 6 16,728 2009 4 18,207 2008 6 18,668 2007 11 18,124 2006 12 18,209 2005 12 18,106 2004 15 17,912 2003 16 17,703 2002 15 17,705