Alexandra Name Meaning

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Alexandra Name Meaning

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Alexandra

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Meaning of Alexandra
Feminine Of Alexander. Helper And Defender Of Mankind.
Alexandra Name Origin
Greek

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

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Variant Baby Names of alexandra:

Alandra, Alastrina, Alastriona, Alejanda, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleka, Alekanederina, AlekAlexander, Cassandra, Alessandra, Alejandra, Alejandria, Alexandria, Sander

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.

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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Famous Name Alexandra

  • Alexandra Kosteniuk

    a Russian chess Grandmaster with a FIDE rating of 2510. Her most notable chess achievements include: Becoming female European champion in 2004 by winning the tournament in Dresden, Germany. And in August 2006 she became the first Chess960 (Fischer Random) women world champion after beating Germany's top female player Elisabeth Pähtz 5.5-2.5. She defended her title succesful in 2008 by beating Kateryna Lahno 2.5-1.5[1] In November 2004, she achieved the International Grandmaster title, becoming the tenth of the eleven women who have received the highest title awarded by the World Chess Federation (FIDE). She also holds the titles of Woman Grandmaster and International Master

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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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