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Alexandra meaning

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Meaning of Alexandra :

Protector, Helper

Origin of name Alexandra :
Old English, Ancient Greek
Alexandra Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with the name Alexandra desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with name Alexandra having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too.
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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'.
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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
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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.
Famous People with
Name 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.
Variant Baby Names of Alexandra:

Alandra, Alastrina, Alastriona, Alejanda, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleka, Alekanederina, Alek, Alexander, Cassandra, Alessandra, Alejandra, Alejandria, AlexandriaAleksandra (Russian), Alexandrine (German), Alejandra (Spanish), Alexandrina (Portugese), Alexandrie (French), Alexandrina (English)

Rhyming Names of Alexandra: 
Alexandra with popular Greek Surnames:

Alexandra Papaioannou,   Alexandra sommer,   Alexandra Horn,   Alexandra Costa,   Alexandra Samaras


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 Deshorties

    a French-Canadian soprano, and sings principally opera. She was born in Canada and raised in Marseilles, France.A winner of the Metropolitan Opera Council Auditions at 21, she entered the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist program the following season. She made her debut at the Metropolitan Opera as the High Pristess in Aida at age 24. She has since appeared in a wide ranging number of roles, including:Elettra (Idomeneo); Konstanze (Die Entfhrung aus dem Serail); La Contessa d'Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro); Fiordiligi (Cos Fan Tutte); Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) The First Lady (Die Zauberflte); Anna (Nabucco); Musetta (La Boheme); Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos); Tytania (A Midsummer Night's dream).


  • 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.


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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