Alexandre

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alexandre mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alexandre

"Alexandre" is a name of French origin, and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Alexandre

Alexandre Pato is a soccer player for the Chelsea F.C., Sport Club Corinthians Paulista, Sport Club Internacional, A.C. Milan, São Paulo FC, Brazil national under-20 football team, Brazil national under-23 football team, and Brazil national football team. Alexandre was born on September 2nd, 1989 in Pato Branco, Brazil.

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Alexandre Dumas was a writer. He was most prominent from 1829 to 1869. Alexandre was given the name Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie on July 28th, 1802 in Villers-Cotterêts, Aisne, France. He left this life on December 5th, 1870.

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Alexandre Lacazette is a soccer player for the Olympique Lyonnais, France national under-16 football team, France national under-17 football team, and France national under-18 football team. Alexandre was born on May 28th, 1991 in Lyon, France.

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Alexandre Emmanuel Trudeau is a filmmaker and journalist. Alexandre was born as the child of Pierre Trudeau and Margaret Trudeau on December 25th, 1973 in Ottawa.

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Alexandre Desplat is a musician. Alexandre was given the name Alexandre Michel Gérard Desplat on August 23rd, 1961 in Paris, France.

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Alexandre Rockwell is a screenwriter, producer, and film director. He was most active from 1983 to present. Alexandre was given the name Charles Alexandre Rockwell on August 18th, 1956 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alexandre

Alexandre is an estates-general of 1789 and national constituent assembly. His military service ended in 1793.

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Rodolphe Alexandre is a President of the Regional Council of French Guiana. He was most prominent from 2010 to present. Rodolphe was born on September 26th, 1953 in Cayenne.

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Kathryn Alexandre is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 2008. Kathryn was born on May 6th, 1990 in Ancaster, Ontario.

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Cosmo was born on April 24th, 1982 in São Vicente, São Paulo.

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Boniface Alexandre is an office holder. Boniface was born on July 31st, 1936.

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Jean Alexandre is a soccer player for the Fort Lauderdale Strikers, Lynn University, Palm Beach Pumas, Ventura County Fusion, Real Salt Lake, Austin Aztex FC, San Jose Earthquakes, Orlando City SC (2010–14), Negeri Sembilan FA, and Haiti national football team. Jean was born on August 24th, 1986 in Verrettes, Haiti.

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How popular is the baby name Alexandre in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1915 5 0 5
1918 7 0 7
1920 5 0 5
1949 5 0 5
1954 5 0 5
1956 9 0 9
1957 5 0 5
1960 6 0 6
1961 9 0 9
1962 6 0 6
1963 11 0 11
1965 11 0 11
1966 7 0 7
1967 18 0 18
1968 26 0 26
1969 10 0 10
1970 21 0 21
1971 19 0 19
1972 21 0 21
1973 20 0 20
1974 23 0 23
1975 27 0 27
1976 26 0 26
1977 37 0 37
1978 34 0 34
1979 22 0 22
1980 42 0 42
1981 32 0 32
1982 46 5 41
1983 43 0 43
1984 61 7 54
1985 65 0 65
1986 72 9 63
1987 89 11 78
1988 103 8 95
1989 112 14 98
1990 134 13 121
1991 137 9 128
1992 131 10 121
1993 153 10 143
1994 158 11 147
1995 143 7 136
1996 137 6 131
1997 132 7 125
1998 161 7 154
1999 147 6 141
2000 146 0 146
2001 118 0 118
2002 154 0 154
2003 173 0 173
2004 143 0 143
2005 165 0 165
2006 141 0 141
2007 155 5 150
2008 151 0 151
2009 130 0 130
2010 140 0 140
2011 120 0 120
2012 122 0 122
2013 104 0 104
2014 94 0 94
2015 111 0 111
2016 94 0 94
2017 71 0 71

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Popularity of Alexandre as a first name

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Popularity of Alexandre as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alexandre U.S.
  White 23.53% 64.26%
  African American 66.74% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.66% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.17% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.18% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.72% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alexandre

People with the last name Alexandre are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Alexandre

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  • How Popular is the name Alexandre? Alexandre is the 3,881st most popular name of all time. As a last name Alexandre was the 7,155th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alexandre have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,825 babies born with the first name Alexandre in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alexandre to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alexandre? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alexandre first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alexandre is Monday, February 19th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Alexandre born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alexandre was in 2003 with a total of 173 babies.
  • Random Alexandre Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alexandre is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Alexandre: Your name in reverse order is Erdnaxela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Arxaeledn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alexandre? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,675 people with the last name Alexandre.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alexandre? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Alexandre as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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