Listen to the German pronunciation of Alexander. The speaker is a native speaker of Standard German from Schleswig-Holstein / Northern Germany:
Predominant Regional Usage
- Southern Germany
- Western Germany
Origin and Meaning
Latin form of a Greek name meaning 'defending men'
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Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769 – 1859, Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer)