Roxanne Origin and Meaning

The name Roxanne is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "dawn".

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 returned at Number 986 for 2013. Activist writer Roxane Gay uses an alternate spelling.

# 986 in the US

Roxanne Rank in US Top 1000

# 720 on Nameberry

Roxanne Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Roxanne Popularity

Famous People Named Roxanne

  • Roxanne EmeryEnglish singer,songwriter
  • Roxanne "Roxy" PallettEnglish actress
  • Roxanne JamesCanadian MP
  • Roxanne GuinooFilipina actress
  • Lolita "Roxanne" ShantéAmerican rapper and singer
  • Roxanne McKeeEnglish actress and model
  • Roxanne QuimbyAmerican artist and businesswoman, cofounder of Burt's Bees
  • Roxanne TongHong Kong actress

Roxanne in Pop Culture

  • Roxanne "Roxie" Hartmain character in the play, musical, and movie "Chicago"
  • Roxanne Kowalskimain character in 1987 film "Roxanne,"
  • Roxanne Ritchiecharacter from the animated film Megamind
  • Roxanne Bojarskicharacter on the show American Dreams
  • Roxanne "Roxy" Harmoncharacter in 2011 film "God Bless America"
  • Roxanne "Roxy" Mortoncharacter in "Kingsman: The Secret Service"
  • Roxanne "Rocky" Ballantinecharacter in DC Universe
  • Roxanne Suttonalso known as Roxy Rocket, character in DC Universe
  • Roxannesong by The Police
  • Tango de Roxannea song from the movie Moulin Rouge
  • Roxannethe Rustboro City rock,type Gym Leader in the Pokemon games and anime.
  • Roxannethe love interest of Max Goof in "A Goofy Movie"
  • Roxanne "Roxy" Ryancharacter from "New York Minute"
  • Roxanne Weasleydaughter of Percy Weasley, twin sister of Fred Weasley II
  • Roxannesong by Arizona Zervas