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Alexandra Name Meaning

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Alexandra

   

Meaning of Alexandra

Feminine Of Alexander. Helper And Defender Of Mankind.

Alexandra Name Origin

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Alexandra name origin
A Russian pet form of Klara and Larissa, Lara is also bestowed as an independent given name.
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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.
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, Australian, British, Czechoslovakian, Danish
Famous Name Alexandra
Alexandra Groeneveld
is a German model and actress. She was born in Baden-Baden to Peter Kamp and his wife. She visited drama schools in New York, Los Angeles and Paris before she started her career as an actress in 1994. She has had many star and supporting roles in German movies and TV series and some in Hollywood B-movies. In 1998, she acted together with Claudia Cardinale in Riches, Belles et Cruelles, in 2001 with Leslie Nielsen in 2001: A Space Travesty and in 2003 she played the star role in Sumuru together with Michael Shanks in an English-South African co-production. In 2007 she appeared as a covergirl on the German issue of the Playboy. Alexandra is the spokeswoman for the children's hospital "kinderhospiz" in the Bavarian Alps, which gives a care home to terminally ill children and their parents. She frequently gives charity readings.
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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