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The name Alexandrov 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."

Alexandrov Early Origins



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

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Alexandrov Spelling Variations


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Alexandrov 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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Alexandrov Early History


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Alexandrov Early History



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

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Alexandrov Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Alexandrov Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Alexandrov 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 Ameri ca. Nikolas Alexander arrived in New York in 1842.

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Contemporary Notables of the name Alexandrov (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Alexandrov (post 1700)



  • Anatoly Petrovich Alexandrov (1903-1994), Soviet and Russian physicist, director of the Kurchatov Institute
  • Anatoly Nikolayevich Alexandrov (1888-1982), Russian composer of works for piano and for other instruments
  • Yury Alexandrovich Alexandrov (b. 1988), Russian professional ice hockey defenceman
  • Yuri Isaakovich Alexandrov, Russian opera director
  • Yuri Alexandrov (1963-2013), Russian Soviet-era boxer, World Amateur Flyweight Champion in 1982, and European Amateur Bantamweight Champion in 1983
  • Alexander Vasilyevich Alexandrov (1883-1946), Russian Soviet composer, founder of the Alexandrov Ensemble, awarded the People's Artist of the USSR and the Stalin Prize
  • Sergei Evgenievich Alexandrov (b. 1978), Kazakhstani ice hockey forward
  • Pavel Sergeyevich Alexandrov (1896-1982), Soviet mathematician
  • Mihail Alexandrov (b. 1985), Bulgarian Olympic swimmer at the 2004 and 2008 Olympics, two-time gold medalist and three-time bronze medalist

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

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    2. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    3. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    4. Dunkling, Leslie. Dictionary of Surnames. Toronto: Collins, 1998. Print. (ISBN 0004720598).
    5. Holt, J.C. Ed. Domesday Studies. Woodbridge: Boydell, 1987. Print. (ISBN 0-85115-477-8).
    6. Williams, Dr Ann. And G.H. Martin . Domesday Book A Complete Translation. London: Penguin, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0-141-00523-8).
    7. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    8. Hinde, Thomas Ed. The Domesday Book England's Heritage Then and Now. Surrey: Colour Library Books, 1995. Print. (ISBN 1-85833-440-3).
    9. Burke, Sir Bernard. General Armory Of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales. Ramsbury: Heraldry Today. Print.
    10. Thirsk, Joan. The Agrarian History of England and Wales. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 7 Volumes. Print.
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    The Alexandrov Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Alexandrov 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 3 March 2016 at 08:52.

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