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Alexandrina

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Gender: Female Meaning of Alexandrina: "defending men" Origin of Alexandrina: Greek, variation of Alexandra,

The name Alexandrina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defending men". Alexandrina and is often added to lists like International Variations of Alexandra and discussed in our forums with posts like "CAF Elimination Style".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Alexandrina

(Alexandrina) Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom
Alexandrina "Didina" Cantacuzino, Romanian feminist and activist
Alexandrina Maria da Costa, beatified Portuguese mystic and victim soul
Alexandrina Barbosa Cabral, Portuguese handballer
Alexandrina Pendatchanska, Bulgarian operatic soprano
Alexandrina Hristov, Moldovan-Romanian singer

Pop Culture References for the name Alexandrina

Lady Alexandrina de Courcy, character in "Doctor Thorne" by Anthony Trollope

Comments

josephinedagnall Says:

2018-06-19T20:17:29

I love Alexander for a boy, and I could tolerate Alexandra for a girl, but this just sounds clunky to me. While I tend to prefer long, gently old-fashioned names, five syllables just seems too much.

Bobcat108 Says:

2018-05-23T01:05:26

I love this name! The letters are attractive looking, the sound flows nicely, & there are lots of nickname options.

Sully9 Says:

2016-07-12T16:26:25

Pretty name. Just difficult to put in a name that isnt too much

LittleMiss79 Says:

2016-03-17T20:03:52

A popular girl's name in Romanian-speaking Moldova.

MJadeF Says:

2015-02-08T18:32:16

I really like this name, but I don't think I would actually use this as a first name. I think it fits better as a middle name in my opinion.