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Gender: Female Meaning of Alexandrine: "defending men" Origin of Alexandrine: French and German variation of Alexandra

The name Alexandrine is a girl's name of German, French origin meaning "defending men". Alexandrine and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

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.

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Famous People Named Alexandrine

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

Pop Culture References for the name Alexandrine


indiefendi2 Says:


I want to like Alexandrine, but it's simply clunky.

ThistleThorn Says:


Everyone would expect an Alex's real name to be Alexandra. but when they hear it's Alexandrine they would automatically think about how beautiful it is.