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Gender: F Meaning of Alexandria: "defending men" Origin of Alexandria: Variation of Alexandra, Greek Alexandria's Popularity in 2016: #218

The name Alexandria is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defending men". Alexandria is ranked #218 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like X Factor Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop you least favourite (girls with middles)".

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Alexandria turns Alexandra into a more distinctive place-name, in both Egypt and Virginia. It has now been widely accepted and ranks at Number 218.

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Famous People Named Alexandria

Alexandria "Allie" DeBerry, American actress
Alexandria von Bromssen, American fashion designer ("Project Runway")
Alexandria "Allie" Quigley, American basketball player
Alexandria "Allie" Trimm, American actress and singer
Alexandria "Alex" Sharpe, Irish soprano singer and actress
Alexandria Zahra "Lexi" Jones, daughter of singer David Bowie and model Iman
Alexandria Claire Francis (b. 2014), daughter of "Girls Gone Wild" founder Joe Francis; twin sister Athena Olivia Francis

Pop Culture References for the name Alexandria

Alexandria "Alex" Dunphy, character on TV's "Modern Family"
Alexandria DeWitt, character on TV series "227"
Alexandria "Alex" St. John, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Alexandria, Egypt
Alexandria, Virginia, USA
Alexandria Hypatia, character on video game "Dishonored 2"