Meaning of Alexandra
and the Origins of this baby name
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.
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.
The name Alexandra is pronounced as ah-lex-zan-druh
The following names are baby names related to Alexandra and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Alexandra: Boys - Adonis
, Girls - Amara
, Both genders - Calandra
Popular Variants for the name Alexandra: Alaxandra
Common nicknames for the name Alexandra are: Alex, Sandy, Allie
We think the name Alexandra should fall under the following style category: Ladylike
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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
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