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Alexandra Meaning


What does Alexandra mean?

The name Alexandra is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Alexandra is "defender of mankind".

Alexandra is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 9 letters and 4 syllables and is pronounced A-lex-an-dra.

The Given Name Alexandra

Alexandra is a form of Alexander. See Alexander for further details.

Alexandra appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully classic name.

Alexandra is also great as a middle name.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alexandra David Neel, and Alexandra Giddens.

Alexandra Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 125 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,394 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 120 in baby name popularity for girls with 2,600 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Alexandra Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alexandra has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alexandra to other names.

Alexandra Related Names

Alexandra is a form of Alexander.

Variants of the name Alexandra include Alexondra, Alexsandra, Alexxandra, Alexzandra, Alixandra, Allisandra.

The names Aleksandra, Sanda are all forms of Alexandra.

Alexandra has the diminutives (nicknames) Alix, Lexa, Lexi, Lexine, Xandra, Zandra.

Famous Alexandras

  • Alexandra ~ Saint
  • Alexandra David Neel ~ Explorer
  • Alexandra Giddens ~ The Little Foxes character
  • Alexandra Maria Lara ~ Actress

Alexandra Numerology

What will your new littleAlexandra be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Alexandra are often vigilant and considerate but most of all they are read more >>

Alexandra Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alexandra in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Alexandra.

Just for fun, see the name Alexandra in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alexandra in Nautical Flags page.