Lysander Name Meaning & Origin
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The meaning of Lysander is "liberator" (also "one who is freed").
A compound name comprising of the elements "lysis" (freedom) and "andros" (man).
In Greek history, Lysander was a Spartan naval and military commander in 400 BC.
Also the name of a character in Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream".
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19th century attorney, abolitionist, and Anarchist philosopher Lysander Spooner.
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Lysander is Luna Lovegood's son after the Harry Potter novels have ended.
Lysander, one of the four Athenian lovers in William Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
Lysander is Charlie Bone's friend in the 'Children of the Red King' series by Jenny Nimmo