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Alexander Surname History
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- Alexander last name meaning & etymology
- Alexander spelling & pronunciation
Alexander Country of Origin, Nationality, & Ethnicity
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The nationality of Alexander is often very difficult to determine because countries change over time, leaving the nation of origin indeterminate. The original ethnicity of Alexander may be difficult to determine as result of whether the family name came about organically and independently in various locales; for example, in the case of family names that are based on a professional trade, which can come into being in multiple places independently (such as the last name "Fisher" which was given to fishermen).
Alexander Meaning & Etymology
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The meaning of Alexander come may come from a craft, such as the name "Brewster" which refers to a female brewer. Some of these craft-based family names can be a profession in some other language. Because of this it is good to understand the ethnicity of a name, and the languages used by its early ancestors. Many western names like Alexander come from religious texts like the Quran, the Bible, the Bhagavadgītā, and other related texts. Often these family names are shortened versions of a religious sentiment such as "Lamb of God".
Alexander Pronunciation & Spelling Variations
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Knowing spelling variations and alternate spellings of the Alexander last name are important to understanding the history of the name. Last names like Alexander transform in their spelling as they travel across villages, family unions, and countries over the years. In the past, when few people knew how to write, names such as Alexander were written down based on their pronunciation when people's names were recorded in official records. This could have resulted in misspellings of Alexander.
Last names similar to AlexanderAlexander", Alexander 2d, Alexandera, Alexanderadam, Alexander Adam, Alexander ahlborn, Alexanderain, Alexanderalan, Alexanderalex, Alexander-allard, Alexander altergott, Alexanderalton, Alexander Andersen, Alexander-anderson, Alexanderanthony, Alexanderantonio, Alexander-ar, Alexander Archibald, Alexander Arledge, Alexander Artemis
Alexander Family Tree
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- Dollie Mae (Ellis) Alexander
- George Alexander Sr
- Millette Alexander
- Ruth Alexander
- Nina Wright Alexander
- Opal Wells Alexander 1918 - ?
- Harry Alexander
- Chalmer Alexander
- Elmer Alexander
- Della B. Ferguson Alexander 1891 - ?