The moniker Alexander is name to a host of prolific men from Alexander the Great to two kings of Scotland, three emperors of Russia, seven popes and the inventor of the olden-days iPhone, Alexander Graham Bell. No pressure though Baby, OK? Cute nickname options include Alex, Xander, and Zan.


  • greek: Defender of the people
  • swedish:

Syllables: 4

Famous Namesakes:

Inventor Alexander Graham Bell, Alexander the Great, Athlete Alex Rodriguez, Screenwriter Alexander Payne

Celebrity Babies:

Son of Melanie Griffith and Steven Bauer, Son of Tom Ford, Son of William Hurt, Son of Naomi Watts and Live Schreiber