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Alexandra

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Meaning of Alexandra
Protector, Helper
Origin of name Alexandra
Old English, Ancient Greek
Numerology Number
of Name Alexandra
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Pronounciation
of Name Alexandra
/ah-lek-SAHN-drah/
Etymology
of Name Alexandra
This name is the feminine counterpart of the name Alexandros, which is derived from two Greek words: alexein, meaning to defend, and aner, meaning man. 'man'.
History
of Name Alexandra
The name is considered as one of the most ancient names of the world. It was used in different timelines starting from the Greeks, the Hebrews, and now by countries around the world. However, it was more popularly known from Greek Mythology and was used as a form of specific praise for the Greek goddess Hera who was considered to be the queen of the gods, and serves as the goddess of women, family, marriage, and fertility. Eventually, it was also used by the Christians.
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Norway, Hungary, Germany, France, the US, Romania, Portugal, UK, Spain, Czech, and Hungary
Information about the
Name of Alexandra
This is the name of the last czarina of Russia. Instead of a person's name, this was used as a form of praise as well as a descriptive phrase for the goddess of Hera. This name also means "protector" because of its masculine counterpart's meaning, which results to transitive meaning.
Personality about the
Name of Alexandra
Alexandra Breckenridge is an American actress who is famous for her part in the television series entitled "Dirt" Alexandra Rodr?guez is currently the girlfriend of famous singer Justin Bieber; Alexandra is a model who is rumored to be a "look-alike" of Justin's previous girlfriend Alexandra Feodorovna is the last czarina of Russia and was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria.

More About Greek Name : Alexandra

  • Alexandra (Greek) is the feminine form of the given name Alexander, which is a romanization of the Greek name (Alexandros). Etymologically, the name is a compound of the Greek verb (alexein) "to defend" and the noun (andros), genitive of (anÄ“r) "man". Thus it may be roughly translated as "protector of man".

  • Nobel defender of mankind.

  •  very popular in Britain after the Prince of Wales -later Edward VII- married the Danish PrincessAlexandra in 1863. Used in the English royal family 

  • This name has been taken from the Greek name Aléxandros, which is a compiled form of the word “alexō” means “To avert” and the noun “Andros”, which is a genitive of “anēr” means man.

  • A Russian pet form of Klara and Larissa, Lara is also bestowed as an independent given name.

Famous Name Alexandra

  • Alexandra Araujo

    is a female water polo midfielder from Italy, who won the gold medal with the Women's National Team at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

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  • Johanna Alexandra

    was a German photographer, who immigrated to the United States to escape Nazi Germany.She spent parts of her life in Berlin (1925-1935), New York City (1935-1955), and New Hampshire (1955-1990). She photographed such people as Albert Einstein, Thomas Mann, Robert Frost, Marc Chagall, Eleanor Roosevelt, Alfred Stieglitz, J.D. Salinger, Paul Robeson, May Sarton, Pauline Koner, Berenice Abbott and Edward Steichen.

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Variant and Rhyming Names

Variant Baby Names of Alexandra:

Alandra, Alastrina, Alastriona, Alejanda, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleka, Alekanederina, AlekAlexander, Cassandra, Alessandra, Alejandra, Alejandria, Alexandria, SanderAleksandra (Russian), Alexandrine (German), Alejandra (Spanish), Alexandrina (Portugese), Alexandrie (French), Alexandrina (English)

Rhyming Names of Alexandra: 

Alexandra with popular Greek Surnames

Alexandra Burnham,   Alexandra Kaya,   Alexandra Miranda,   Alexandra Mina,   Alexandra Louis

Alexandra Name also appears in following Origin(s): Greek, Italian, Spanish, French, Czech, German, Dutch, Hungarian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovic, Russian

Alexandra also appears in following countries/origins/languages: American, English, Australian, Czechoslovakian, Danish

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  • What does the name Alexandra mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Protector, Helper in Greek. Alexandra also named in American, English, Australian, Czechoslovakian, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Alexandra. What does the name Alexandra mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Alexandra. History of name and famous personality with Alexandra will help to update our database and other website users.

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