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Alexandra Name Meaning

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Meaning of Alexandra

Feminine Of Alexander. Helper And Defender Of Mankind.

Alexandra Name Origin

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Alexandra name origin
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 (anēr) "man". Thus it may be roughly translated as "protector of man".
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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 Marinina
is a best-selling Russian writer of detective stories. Marinina was born in Lvov, Ukraine to a family of lawyers. She lived in Leningrad until 1971 and has lived in Moscow since then. She received a degree in law from the Moscow State University in 1979.
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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Meaning of Alexandra in Greek origin/culture for Girl name with history and fame details.