Alexander (surname)

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Gender Unisex
Language(s) English
Other names
See also MacAlasdair, Mac Alsandair

Alexander is a surname originating in Scotland. It is originally an Anglicised form of the Scottish Gaelic MacAlasdair. It is a somewhat common Scottish name, and the region of Scotland where it traditionally is most commonly found is in the Highlands region of Scotland.[1]

Notable people with the surname include:


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  1. ^ Browne, W. A. F.; Reaney, P. H.; Wilson, R. M.; Scull, A. (1991). A Dictionary of English Surnames. Tavistock classics in the history of psychiatry. Routledge. p. 36. ISBN 978-0-415-05737-0. Retrieved 2 September 2018.