French and German variation of Alexandra
"defending men"

Alexandrine Origin and Meaning

The name Alexandrine is a girl's name of German, French origin meaning "defending men".

Alexandra is a name with many international variations, elaborations and short forms, and Alexandrine is one of the more unusual. Another, Alexandrina, was the first name of Queen Victoria.

Famous People Named Alexandrine

  • Alexandrine Auguste of MecklenburgSchwerin, Queen consort of Christian X of Denmark
  • Alexandrine Luise Amalie Friederike Elisabeth SophiePrincess of Baden, Duchess of Saxe,Coburg and Gotha; sister,in,law of Britain's Prince Albert
  • AlexandrineLouise Caroline,Mathilde Dagmar, Princess of Denmark, Countess Luitpold of Castell,Castell
  • (Frederica Wilhelmina Louise Elisabeth) AlexandrinePrincess of Prussia, Duchess William of Mecklenburg,Schwerin
  • (Friederike Wilhelmine) Alexandrine Marie HelenePrincess of Prussia,
  • Grand Duchess of MecklenburgSchwerin
  • Alexandrine Irene "Adini" Princess of Prussia, daughter of Crown Prince Wilhelm
  • AlexandrineCaroline Branchu (born Thimoléone,Rose,Caroline Chevalier Lavit), Haitian,French operatic soprano
  • Alexandrine LatendresseCanadian MP
  • Alexandrine Petronella Francina TinneDutch explorer; first European woman to attempt to cross the Sahara