patronymic surname formed by adding one of the many Russian suffixes, such as "-ov" and "-ovic" to the either of the personal names Alexander, (forms of which were widely popular throughout Europe in the Middle Ages due to Alexander the Great (356-323 BC); or Aleksei in Russia. Alexander comes from the Greek Alexandros, which originally meant "defender of men." Aleksei is from the Greek alexios, which meant "helping or defending."
Early Origins of the Aleksanov family
Early History of the Aleksanov family
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Aleksanov Spelling Variations
Spelling variations of this family name include: Aleksandrov, Aleksanov, Aleksandrovich, Aleksandrev, Aleksandrovich, Alekseev, Alexandrov, Aleksandroff, Alexandroff and many more.
Early Notables of the Aleksanov family (pre 1700)
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Migration of the Aleksanov family to the New World and Oceana
Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: some of the great number of bearers of Alexander who came to North America. Nikolas Alexander arrived in New York in 1842.
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