Alexandra - Meaning Of Alexandra, What Does Alexandra Mean?

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Alexandra Meaning


What does Alexandra mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Alexandra is of Greek and English 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.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 92  in baby name popularity for girls with 3288 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 is a form of the name Alexander.

The names Aleksandra, Alexandrina, Sanda are all forms of Alexandra.

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

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alexandra Feodorovna, Alexandra Paul.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alexandra in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Alexandra Numerology page.

Alexandra Numerology
Alexandra in Hieroglyhics
Alexandra in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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