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Meaning of Alexandra

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Meaning

The name Alexandra has the following meaning:

Defender of mankind. A feminine version of the name Alexander.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Alexandra is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 38 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Alexandra fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 8 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 69 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Alexandra in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Alexandra is pronounced as ah-lex-zan-druh

Origins

Alexandra originates from the Greek language.

See other suggested Greek girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Alexandra and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Alexandra: Boys - Adonis, Gregory, Girls - Amara, Cynthia, Diantha, Euphemia, Genie, Kaia, Kandi, Kyra, Lexie, Liddie, Mintie, Nereida, Nerissa, Ova, Phoebe, Teri, Both genders - Calandra

Variants

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Alexandra are: Alex, Sandy, Allie

Style

We think the name Alexandra should fall under the following style category: Ladylike.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Alexandra to be: Attractive and wealthy woman

In one word, you might describe Alexandra as a(n) "attractive" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Alexandra (or its variants) are:

Alexandra Feodorovna, born on 13 July, a famous royalty. Alexandra Feodorovna's background: Empress consort of Russia. She was the wife of Tsar Nicholas I, and mother of Tsar Alexander II.

Alexandra Papageorgiou, born on 17 December, a famous athlete. Alexandra Papageorgiou's background: A Greek hammer thrower.

Alexandra 'Sasha' Zaretski, born on 23 December, a famous athlete. Alexandra 'Sasha' Zaretski's background: An Israeli ice dancer.
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