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A Non-Quranic Name for Boys

How to pronounce Sikandar

SEE + Kit + rUN + DUst + pRay

Each block is a syllable. Thick black border indicates stress/emphasis. Other pronunciations are acceptable.
Original Spellingسِيكَنْدر
How to write Sikandar in the original language, such as Arabic or Persian
Alternate spellings of SikandarSikander Sekandar Seekandar
All of the above spellings are acceptable for this name. You may also create your own spelling.

This is NOT a Quranic name, but Muslims can use it since it has a good or neutral meaning.

Meaning of Sikandar

Sikandar is an Arabic name for boys that is a variant of Iskandar, which is the Arabic form of the Greek name Alexander, which means “defender of humanity”.

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Reader Comments:

  1. on Thursday 15th of March 2018 03:15:41 PM

    Assalamualikum, Sikandar mean’s Defender for that’s way I love this name . Thanke you..

  2. on Sunday 26th of August 2018 08:45:46 PM

    Wt is the spelling of sikandar? Is it Arabian word? Pls detels me bangla. Pls it’s urgent..

  3. on Saturday 5th of January 2019 04:24:23 AM

    The Greek name actually comes from Arabic – the Greeks adopted the names from Arabs, like they did with some Aramaic/Hebrew words–eventually adding the Grecian form to it due to mispronunciation. The actual name is from Al-Iskandar with the Arabic definitive at first, indicating the. While the name was taken from the Arabs, the attached meaning may not have been (meaning it may have been an adopted name with an externally enforced meaning to it)

  4. on Friday 9th of July 2021 05:17:28 PM

    Iskandar is derived from Sanskrit word skandar referring to lord Murugan

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