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Scottish Boys Names - the most
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Name : Alexander
Scottish boy's name meaning 'defender of men'. Often shortened in everyday usage to Alex, Alec, Ally or Sandy. In the Bible it is Alexander who helps Jesus bear the cross on the journey to Calvary. Great Scots with this name include Alexander Graham Bell was the inventor of the telephone, and Alexander Fleming who discovered penicillin. In the US it is now more popular than ever - hitting the number 4 spot of most popular boys names in 2009.