Greek, variation of Alexandra,
"defending men"

Alexandrina Origin and Meaning

The name Alexandrina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defending men".

Alexandrina is the most elaborate and unusual of the Alex- girls's names.The real first name of Queen Victoria, who was given it in honor of her godfather, Alexander I of Russia (her childhood nickname was Drina), it would make a distinctive pick, even though some might find five syllables a bit much. It was particularly popular in Scotland in the 1930s.

Famous People Named Alexandrina

  • (Alexandrina) VictoriaQueen of the United Kingdom
  • Alexandrina "Didina" CantacuzinoRomanian feminist and activist
  • Alexandrina Maria da Costabeatified Portuguese mystic and victim soul
  • Alexandrina Barbosa CabralPortuguese handballer
  • Alexandrina PendatchanskaBulgarian operatic soprano
  • Alexandrina HristovMoldovan,Romanian singer

Alexandrina in Pop Culture

  • Lady Alexandrina de Courcycharacter in "Doctor Thorne" by Anthony Trollope