101 Super Middle Names For Alexander or Alex

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You are having a little boy – firstly huge congratulations. And even bigger congrats on the fact that you have actually decided on a first name. 

But that name journey is not over yet, and your next task is to find the perfect middle name that compliments Alexander. 

To help you out, we have put together a list of some amazing middle names. Our list is a mix of traditional and unique, either of which will complement Alexander perfectly. 

What Does The Name Alexander Mean

A Latin variation of Alexandros, Alexander means defender of men. The name is famously associated with 4th century BCE Macedonian King Alexander the Great. The name is also attributed to dozens of Christian saints. 

Alexander has been one of the most popular names in the U.S. since 1900, and in 2020 it was the 10th most popular name in America. Famous Alexanders include Swedish Actor Alexander Skarsgård, and Alexander Hamilton, the inspiration for the Tony award-winning musical Hamilton

Middle Names For Alexander

  1. Alexander Alan 
  2. Alexander Arlo
  3. Alexander Arthur
  4. Alexander Baxter
  5. Alexander Benedict
  6. Alexander Benjamin
  7. Alexander Bennett
  8. Alexander Blake
  9. Alexander Brody
  10. Alexander Bryce
  11. Alexander Caleb
  12. Alexander Cameron
  13. Alexander Campbell
  14. Alexander Charles
  15. Alexander Chase
  16. Alexander Christopher
  17. Alexander Daniel
  18. Alexander David
  19. Alexander Devon
  20. Alexander Drake
  21. Alexander Eden
  22. Alexander Edwin
  23. Alexander Eli
  24. Alexander Elias
  25. Alexander Elijah
  26. Alexander Elliott
  27. Alexander Ellis
  28. Alexander Emerson
  29. Alexander Emmett
  30. Alexander Ezra
  31. Alexander Finn
  32. Alexander Flynn
  33. Alexander Fox
  34. Alexander Francis
  35. Alexander Frankie
  36. Alexander Freddie
  37. Alexander Frederick
  38. Alexander Fyfe
  39. Alexander George
  40. Alexander Gray 
  41. Alexander Gregory
  42. Alexander Hamilton
  43. Alexander Hank
  44. Alexander Harley
  45. Alexander Harrison
  46. Alexander Henry
  47. Alexander Hugh
  48. Alexander Isaac
  49. Alexander James
  50. Alexander Jamie
  51. Alexander Jaxon
  52. Alexander Jeremy
  53. Alexander Joseph
  54. Alexander Kai
  55. Alexander Kane
  56. Alexander Keith
  57. Alexander Kyle
  58. Alexander Laurence
  59. Alexander Leaf
  60. Alexander Lee
  61. Alexander Leo
  62. Alexander Levi
  63. Alexander Liam
  64. Alexander Lincoln
  65. Alexander Logan
  66. Alexander Louis
  67. Alexander Mason
  68. Alexander Matthew
  69. Alexander Michael
  70. Alexander Miles
  71. Alexander Milo
  72. Alexander Mitchell
  73. Alexander Morrison
  74. Alexander Nathan
  75. Alexander Noah 
  76. Alexander Oakley
  77. Alexander Oliver
  78. Alexander Oscar
  79. Alexander Owen
  80. Alexander Patrick
  81. Alexander Paul
  82. Alexander Philip
  83. Alexander Rafe
  84. Alexander Reuben
  85. Alexander Richard
  86. Alexander Riley
  87. Alexander Rowan
  88. Alexander Rupert
  89. Alexander Ryan
  90. Alexander Samuel
  91. Alexander Sebastian
  92. Alexander Spencer
  93. Alexander Stanley
  94. Alexander Steven
  95. Alexander Taylor
  96. Alexander Teddy
  97. Alexander Theodore
  98. Alexander Winter
  99. Alexander Wren
  100. Alexander Xavier
  101. Alexander Zachary

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Finding The Right Middle Name

For many parents finding the perfect middle name is just as important as finding the first name. 

While other parents allow themselves to have a little more fun when choosing as they feel the middle name is slightly less important as it is not a name that your child will use every day. 

But with that said, do not let the wrong middle name take away from all your hard work of finding the perfect first name. 

If you really fancy a challenge, you could go for two middle names. In the US, you are only legally required to have a first name and a surname on your birth certificate. Anything more than that is down to personal choice. 

Where To Look For Inspiration

As it’s been said most people do not use their middle names on a daily basis so you can take a step away from the more traditional names and opt for something that is a little more wild and wacky. 

Here are a few ideas of where to look for some inspiration for a middle name if you are running out of ideas. 

Family Tradition

The most common place to start is with your own family. Many families have a tradition of passing down a middle name from one generation to another or choosing a middle name from one generation to another or choosing a middle name that begins with a certain letter. 

While you may decide on a middle name to honor a relative. This could be a grandparent, aunt, or even a maiden name. 

You may want to pay homage to some of your favorite family names from the ’50s, check out some of our top picks here.

Two Is Better Than One

Maybe you or your partner had a first name choice that didn’t quite hit the grade for a variety of reasons. 

You may be able to use that second place first name as a middle name.  As most if not all first names also make great middle names, there’s nothing to worry about.

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Memories Or Place Names

Celebrities are not the only people who can use place names for their children’s names. They are actually quite trendy at the moment. 

So if you and your partner have a special place that holds some fond memories or even a favorite destination, go for it. 

What To Be Careful Of When Choosing The Perfect Middle Name 

Middle names are an opportunity to be a little wilder and daring with your children’s names. After all, it is not the name that they will be using every day. 

This is why you will often find people with some weird and wonderful middle names that their parents couldn’t let go of but also could not justify as a first name. 

But there are still a few things that you need to consider when choosing that perfect middle name. 

Potential For An Unfortunate Nickname

You need to put yourself into the mind of a child and think as they do. If you can think up some cruel and not very nice names to tease your child then you bet that any child in the playground can too.

Initials

Remember that your children’s initials will often be written down on display so you need to ensure that they do not spell out any unfortunate words. 

With Josiah as a first name, there is always the chance that their initials could spell out some less than desirable things. 

Flow Of The Entire Name

When you have decided on that perfect first name, along with the perfect middle and of course you already know the surname, you need to check that it all flows together and is not too clunky when you say it out loud. 

If you have any doubts get a second opinion from friends and family and say the full name in conversation. If you find yourself tripping over your words or the name sounds clunky, there’s a pretty good chance that it is not the right combination of names. 

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Different Ways To Spell Alexander

There are a few variations of Alexander. Here are some of the more unique ones:

  1. Alecksander
  2. Aleksander
  3. Alekzander
  4. Alexxander
  5. Allecksander

Cute Sibling Names That Go With Alexander

If you have more than one child, finding names that go well together is another important factor that you may need to consider. 

Remember that you will probably say your little ones’ names a million times together so it is important that they flow well. Here are a few suggestions for sibling names that work well together with Alexander. 

  1. Alexander and Gabriel
  2. Alexander and Luke
  3. Alexander and Marcus
  4. Alexander and Nico
  5. Alexander and Theodore
  6. Alexander and Aria
  7. Alexander and Callista
  8. Alexander and Eliza
  9. Alexander and Maria
  10. Alexander and Sophia

The Final Thought

That is the end of our list of middle names for Alexander, hopefully, you have taken some inspiration from it. Maybe you have even found the perfect middle name for your little boy. 

But if not there is no need to panic, there are plenty of other name options out there. Check out our 20 Best Names That Mean Lust for some further inspiration.

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!

Hi, I'm Emma and I'm a mother to 5 beautiful children aged from 1 to 21 years old- life is hectic! I have learned so much along the way, not only from my own children but also through my professional life. In my positions as a Childminder and Teaching Assistant, I have studied Child Development and The Early Years Developing Practice. I wish to share all of this knowledge and help you with your own parenting journey!