Type Settlement
Scripts Ἀλεξάνδρεια(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

From the Greek given name Ἀλέξανδρος (see Alexander), bestowed by Alexander the Great upon the cities he founded or conquered. This is the name of many cities throughout the world, notably in Egypt.

Related Names

RootAlexandros (given name)
VariantAlexandreia(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesIskandariyah(Arabic)
User SubmissionAlexandría
Entry updated May 29, 2020