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Gender: Female Meaning of Alexandria: "defending men" Origin of Alexandria: Variation of Alexandra, Greek Alexandria's Popularity in 2017: #257

The name Alexandria is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defending men". Alexandria is ranked #257 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like X Factor Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

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Alexandria turns Alexandra into a more distinctive place-name, in both Egypt and Virginia.

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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 in video game "Dishonored 2"
Alexandria Safe-Zone, a location in "The Walking Dead" comic book and AMC TV series