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Alexander | אַלֵקסאַנדָּר

  • Meaning:

    Protector of Man

    Jewish History: In the third century B.C.E., Alexander the Great spared Jerusalem from harm. In Alexander's honor, the high priest ordered that all Jewish males born in the city for a year were to be named after the leader.

  • Gender: Male
  • Origin:
  • Shortened Versions: Alex, Sander, Sasha
  • Related Lists: Jewish history