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Gender: F Meaning of Roxanne: "dawn" Origin of Roxanne: Persian Roxanne's Popularity in 2013: #986

Has a touch of the exotic from its Eastern origins, best known as the beautiful heroine to whom Cyrano de Bergerac says, "Your name is like a golden bell".

After peaking in 1954, the name dipped out of the Top 1000 in 2012. It has returned at Number 986 for 2013.

Famous People Named Roxanne

The character in Cyrano de Bergerac is spelled with just one n: Roxane.
Alexander the Great's first wife was Roxane, a Bactrian princess.

Pop Culture References for the Name Roxanne

Roxanne Ritchie, character from the animated film Megamind
Roxanne Bojarski, character on the show American Dreams
Roxanne, song by The Police
Tango de Roxanne, a song from the movie Moulin Rouge
Roxanne, the Rustboro City Gym Leader in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald
Roxanne, the love interest of Max Goof in "A Goofy Movie"
Roxanne "Roxy" Ryan, character from "New York Minute"
Roxanne Weasley, character in Harry Potter

Roksanne, Roxan, Roxana, Roxann, Roxanna, Roxannia, Roxene, Roxey, Roxi, Roxiane, Roxianne, Roxine, Roxy, Roxyanna, Ruksana, Ruksane, Ruksanna

Roxanne's International Variations

Roxane (Greek) Roksana (Russian)

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