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The name ''''Alexander'''' masc. proper name, from L., from Gk. ''Alexandros'' "defender of men," from ''alexein'' "to ward off, keep off, turn (something) away, defend, protect" + ''aner'' (gen. andros) "man." The first element is related to Gk. alke "protection, help, strength, power, courage," alkimos "strong;" cf. also Skt. raksati "protects," O.E. ealgian "to defend.". ''See also disambiguation of the name ''''[[Alexis (disambiguation)|Alexis]]''''
 
The name ''''Alexander'''' masc. proper name, from L., from Gk. ''Alexandros'' "defender of men," from ''alexein'' "to ward off, keep off, turn (something) away, defend, protect" + ''aner'' (gen. andros) "man." The first element is related to Gk. alke "protection, help, strength, power, courage," alkimos "strong;" cf. also Skt. raksati "protects," O.E. ealgian "to defend.". ''See also disambiguation of the name ''''[[Alexis (disambiguation)|Alexis]]''''
  
There are several [[saints]] with this name:
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== Saints ==
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[February 25]])
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Alexander refers to the following [[saints]]:
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[February 27]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[February 25]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[March 9]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[February 27]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[March 14]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[March 9]])
*St. Alexander, Pope of Rome ([[March 16]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[March 14]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr from Pidni ([[March 14]]) Gr. ο εν Πίδνη
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*Alexander, Pope of Rome ([[March 16]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[April 1]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr from Pidni ([[March 14]]) Gr. ο εν Πίδνη
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[April 10]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[April 1]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[April 10]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[April 10]])
*St. Alexander, Priest-Martyr ([[May 13]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[April 10]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[May 14]])
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*Alexander, Priest-Martyr ([[May 13]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[May 14]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[May 14]])
*St. Alexander, Archbishop of Jerusalem ([[May 16]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[May 14]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[May 20]])
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*Alexander, Archbishop of Jerusalem ([[May 16]])
*St. Alexander of Thessaloniki the New-Martyr ([[May 26]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[May 20]])
*St. Alexander, Bishop of Thessaloniki ([[May 28]] and final Sunday after Easter)
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*Alexander of Thessaloniki the New-Martyr ([[May 26]])
*St. Alexander, Archbishop of Alexandreia ([[May 29]])
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*Alexander, Bishop of Thessaloniki ([[May 28]] and final Sunday after Easter)
*St. Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Bishop of Prousa ([[June 9]])
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*Alexander, Archbishop of Alexandreia ([[May 29]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[June 10]])
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*Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Bishop of Prousa ([[June 9]])
*St. “Alexander the Doctor”, Martyr ([[July 25]]), see also St. Saktos (Gr. Σάκτος)
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[June 10]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[August 1]])
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*“Alexander the Doctor”, Martyr ([[July 25]]), see also St. Saktos (Gr. Σάκτος)
*St. Alexander of Ikonio ([[August 21]]), Gr. εν Ίκονίω
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[August 1]])
*St. Alexander founder of Russia ([[August 30]])
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*Alexander of Ikonio ([[August 21]]), Gr. εν Ίκονίω
*St. Alexander, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
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*Alexander founder of Russia ([[August 30]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[September 28]])
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*Alexander, Patriarch of Constantinople ([[August 30]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[September 28]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (A) ([[September 28]])
*St. Alexander the Bishop, Priest-Martyr ([[October 22]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr (B) ([[September 28]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[October 30]])
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*Alexander the Bishop, Priest-Martyr ([[October 22]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr from Thessaloniki ([[November 7]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[October 30]])
*St. Alexander, Bishop of Mithimna ([[November 30]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr from Thessaloniki ([[November 7]])
*St. Alexander the Russian ([[November 23]]), Gr. δούξ, Ρώσος
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*Alexander, Bishop of Mithimna ([[November 30]])
*St. Alexander, the Martyr ([[November 24]])
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*Alexander the Russian ([[November 23]]), Gr. δούξ, Ρώσος
*St. Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Archbishop of Jerusalem ([[December 12]])
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*Alexander, the Martyr ([[November 24]])
*St. Alexander, Virgin-Martyr ([[December 17]] and [[July 9]])
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*Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Archbishop of Jerusalem ([[December 12]])
*St. Alexander ([[December 29]]), see also the Bio of St. Markellos.
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*Alexander, Virgin-Martyr ([[December 17]] and [[July 9]])
 
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*Alexander ([[December 29]]), see also the Bio of St. Markellos.
 
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See also, Alexis (disambiguation)

The name 'Alexander' masc. proper name, from L., from Gk. Alexandros "defender of men," from alexein "to ward off, keep off, turn (something) away, defend, protect" + aner (gen. andros) "man." The first element is related to Gk. alke "protection, help, strength, power, courage," alkimos "strong;" cf. also Skt. raksati "protects," O.E. ealgian "to defend.". See also disambiguation of the name 'Alexis'

Saints

Alexander refers to the following saints:

  • Alexander, the Martyr (February 25)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (February 27)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (March 9)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (March 14)
  • Alexander, Pope of Rome (March 16)
  • Alexander, the Martyr from Pidni (March 14) Gr. ο εν Πίδνη
  • Alexander, the Martyr (April 1)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (A) (April 10)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (B) (April 10)
  • Alexander, Priest-Martyr (May 13)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (A) (May 14)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (B) (May 14)
  • Alexander, Archbishop of Jerusalem (May 16)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (May 20)
  • Alexander of Thessaloniki the New-Martyr (May 26)
  • Alexander, Bishop of Thessaloniki (May 28 and final Sunday after Easter)
  • Alexander, Archbishop of Alexandreia (May 29)
  • Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Bishop of Prousa (June 9)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (June 10)
  • “Alexander the Doctor”, Martyr (July 25), see also St. Saktos (Gr. Σάκτος)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (August 1)
  • Alexander of Ikonio (August 21), Gr. εν Ίκονίω
  • Alexander founder of Russia (August 30)
  • Alexander, Patriarch of Constantinople (August 30)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (A) (September 28)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (B) (September 28)
  • Alexander the Bishop, Priest-Martyr (October 22)
  • Alexander, the Martyr (October 30)
  • Alexander, the Martyr from Thessaloniki (November 7)
  • Alexander, Bishop of Mithimna (November 30)
  • Alexander the Russian (November 23), Gr. δούξ, Ρώσος
  • Alexander, the Martyr (November 24)
  • Alexander, Priest-Martyr and Archbishop of Jerusalem (December 12)
  • Alexander, Virgin-Martyr (December 17 and July 9)
  • Alexander (December 29), see also the Bio of St. Markellos.

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