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The name Alexandroff is a 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."

Alexandroff Early Origins



The surname Alexandroff was first found in Russia, where the name was born by members of the population of the Russian Empire.

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Alexandroff Spelling Variations


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Alexandroff Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Aleksandrov, Aleksanov, Aleksandrovich, Aleksandrev, Aleksandrovich, Alekseev, Alexandrov, Aleksandroff, Alexandroff and many more.

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Alexandroff Early History


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Alexandroff Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Alexandroff research. Another 137 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1266, 1370, 1348, 1511 and 1801 are included under the topic Early Alexandroff History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Alexandroff Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alexandroff Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alexandroff Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



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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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    2. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    5. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    6. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    7. Fairbairn. Fairbain's book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland, 4th Edition 2 volumes in one. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Company, 1968. Print.
    8. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    9. Marcharn, Frederick George. A Constitutional History of Modern England 1485 to the Present. London: Harper and Brothers, 1960. Print.
    10. Colletta, John P. They Came In Ships. Salt Lake City: Ancestry, 1993. Print.
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    The Alexandroff Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alexandroff Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 23 September 2013 at 10:27.

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