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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
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.
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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
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Alexandra Cassavetes
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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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