Alexandru - boys name

Alexandru name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 93%

Alexandru name meaning:

The name Alexandru is of Romanian origin and is derived from the Greek name Alexandros, which means "defender of men" or "protector of mankind." It combines the elements "alexin," meaning "to defend," and "andros," meaning "man." Alexandru is the Romanian form of the more commonly known name Alexander.

People with the name Alexandru are often seen as strong, courageous, and protective individuals. They possess a natural inclination to stand up for others and are known to be reliable and trustworthy. Their sense of responsibility and leadership qualities make them great defenders of their loved ones and their community. Alexandru is a name that carries a sense of power and authority, reflecting the qualities associated with the legendary figure of Alexander the Great.

In summary, the name Alexandru carries the meaning of a defender and protector of mankind. It symbolizes strength, courage, reliability, and leadership qualities. Individuals with this name are often seen as reliable allies and natural-born leaders.


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Overall UK ranking: 348 out of 4789

128 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (533)

Historical popularity of Alexandru

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