Alexander (disambiguation)

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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'

There are several saints with this name:

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


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