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Gender: F Meaning of Alexandra: "defending men" Origin of Alexandra: Greek, feminine form of Alexander Alexandra's Popularity in 2013: #82

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Alexandra, the feminine form of Alexander, has been in the Top 100 for over twenty years and shows no signs of fading. Strong, tasteful, and elegant, Alexandra maintains a chic aura despite its popularity, has a solid historic pedigree, and offers an array of softer nicknames, from the boyish Alex to the bouncy Lexi to the more dramatic Alexa and Xandra. England's King Edward VII in 1863, and there have been other royal bearers in both Britain and Russia. Alexandra is the present queen's first middle name. Widely used in Russia, Alexandras can be found in the works of Dostoevsky and Chekhov.

Alessandra and Alejandra are attractive, more exotic variations.

Famous People Named Alexandra

Alexandra Nicole Chando, American actress
Alexandra Daddario, American actress
Alexandra du Bois, American composer
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Alexandra Kraft, American pianist and composer
Alexandra "Alex" Morgan, American soccer player
Alexandra "Aly" Raisman, American gymnast
Alexandra Richards, daughter of Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones
Alexandra Romanova, the last Tsarina of Russia
Alexandra "Binky" Felstead, member of reality show "Made In Chelsea"
Alexandra Paul, American actress
Alexandra "Ally" Romano, daughter of Actor Ray Romano
Alexandra, Queen consort of King Edward VII of England
Alexandra Elizabeth "Alex" Kingston, British actress
Alexandra Hetherington "Alex" Breckenridge, American actress
Alexandra "Binky" Felstead, British Reality TV star
Mavi Alexandra Jean Amell, daughter of Canadian actor Stephen Amell
Alexandra Sabina Hart, daughter of Canadian wrestler Bret Hart
Alexandra Adornetto, A.K.A "Alexandra Grace," Australian author
Princess Alexandra Josephine Teresa Charlotte Marie Wilhelmine of Luxembourg

Pop Culture References for the Name Alexandra

Alexandra Cabot, characters from Josie & the Pussycats
Alexandra "Alex" Margarita Russo, character in 'Wizards of Waverly Place' played by Selena Gomez
Alexandra "Alex" Rousseau, character on TV show "Lost".
Alexandra "Alex" Cabot, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" character
Alexandra "Alex" Blake, character on the TV show "Criminal Minds"
Alexandra White, competitor on E! reality show "Bridalplasty"
Alexandra, Anastasia's mother in the movie "Anastasia"
Alexandra "Lexie" Grey, (played by Chyler Leigh) in "Grey's Anatomy"
Alexandra, daughter of Cinderella & the Prince (Once Upon A Time)
Alexandra Marie "Sasha" Andrews, "Zoya" character (Danielle Steel)
Alexandra "Alex" Cahill, character on TV show "Walker, Texas Ranger"
Alexandra Anastasia "Alex" Dunphy, Modern Family character

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