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Gender: Male Meaning of Alexandre: "defending men" Origin of Alexandre: French variation of Alexander

The name Alexandre is a boy's name of French, Greek origin meaning "defending men". Alexandre and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia - with middles!".

From the experts:

Pronunciation of Alexandre is too close to the feminine Alexandra to work for a boy in most English-speaking lands.

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Famous People Named Alexandre

Alexandre-Félix-Joseph Ribot, Prime Minister of France
Alexandre Dumas (père and fils), French novelists
Thomas-Alexandre Dumas (born Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie), French Revolutionary general, father of Alexandre Dumas père
Alexandre Emmanuel Henri Albert Marie Léopold, Prince of Belgium, son of King Leopold III
Alexandre Gustave Eiffel, French civil engineer and architect
Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat, French film composer
Alexandre César Léopold "Georges" Bizet, French composer
Alexandre Pato (born Alexandre Rodrigues da Silva), Brazilian footballer
Alexandre Olivier Exquemelin, French or Dutch writer on piracy
Alexandre, Prince de Mérode, Belgian IOC official
Alexandre Prémat, French racing driver
Alexandre Gomes, Brazilian poker player
Alexandre Kojève, Russian-French philosopher
Alexandre Despatie, Canadian Olympic diver

Pop Culture References for the name Alexandre

Alexandre Manette, character in "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens