What does the name Iskandar mean?The meaning of the name “Iskandar” is: “Defending men”.
is Kan Dar =
Kan – in old Bulgarian is = Khan = Tzar = King
iskan – in Bulgarian means = desired, wanted.
dar – in Bulgarian means gift.
The first thing you should know if you are considering Iskandar for your baby's name is that in most countries all over the world the name Iskandar is a boy name.
The name Iskandar is of Greek origin, and is used in more than one countries and different languages of the world, especially Arabic speaking countries, Bulgarian speaking countries, Turkish speaking countries among others.
If you consider naming your baby Iskandar we recommend you take note of the special meaning and history of the name as your baby’s name will play a big role in its life and your baby will hear it spoken every day. Searching for a name is a very important and fun process as it’s the very first gift you will give to your baby. Many people believe that the name can affect success in life, through their children's working career and other circumstances, so they choose more “respectable” names or name meanings as they believe that the name meaning reflects the personality of the child.
The meaning of Iskandar is “Defending men”. Keep in mind that many names may have different meanings in other countries and languages, so be careful that the name that you choose doesn’t mean something bad or unpleasant. Search comprehensively and find the name meaning of Iskandar and its name origin or of any other name in our database. Also note the spelling and the pronunciation of the name Iskandar and check the initials of the name with your last name to discover how it looks and sounds. The history and meaning of the name Iskandar is fascinating, learn more about it. (If you know more meanings of the name and you would like to contribute click here to submit another name meaning).
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