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The name Alex is a shorter version of Alexandra and Alexander. Alexander comes from the Greek word ‘alexandros’, which in turn is formed by the combination of two elements ‘alexein’, which means ‘to protect’, ‘to defend’, and ‘andros’, which means ‘the one’, ‘man’. Alex is also derived from ‘alkimos’, a Greek word which translates to ‘strong’, ‘power’, ‘bravery’. The meaning of Alex is thus ‘the defender of his people’. This name became prominent in the public eye, thanks to the victorious warrior, Alexander III of Macedon, more popularly remembered as Alexander the Great. In history, he is regarded as one of the most successful military commanders. He was tutored by Aristotle. Ascending the throne at an early age of 20, Alexander cemented his place in the history books for having conquered one of the largest empires.

Movies & TV featuring Alex

Movies

TV

Actors

Alex & Emma - (2003)
Alex Cross - (2012)
Alex Rider: Operation Stormbreaker - (2006)
Alex Strangelove - (2018)

Music featuring Alex

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Hier kommt Alex
Alex Hunter

Locations featuring Alex

Alexandria
Alexandria
Alexandria
Alexandria

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