"dawn; or, little star"

Roxana Origin and Meaning

The name Roxana is a girl's name of Persian origin meaning "dawn; or, little star".
The name of the wife of Alexander the Great, more attractive than the better-known Roxanne. Roxana was first used in the English-speaking world in the 1600s and was popularized by Daniel Defoe's novel Roxana, published in 1724. An underused and attractive possibility and perfect if you're searching for names that mean new beginnings.

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Famous People Named Roxana

  • RoxanaBactrian princess and wife of Alexander the Great
  • Roxana Tomasa Di­az SanchezCuban track and field sprinter
  • Roxana LucaRomanian figure skater
  • Roxana ZalAmerican actress
  • Roxana SaberiIranian,American journalist and former Miss North Dakota who was accused by Iran of espionage and imprisoned in Evin Prison for 101 days
  • Roxana MaracineanuRomanian,born French backstroke swimmer
  • Roxana CocosRomanian weightlifter
  • Roxana BoamfaRomanian figure skater
  • Roxana BarcaRomanian long,distance runner
  • Roxana Vancea (b.1990) Romanian Modelweather girl, and fitness coach who's become a Social media personality for her exercise videos on her Instagram
  • Roxana Cortinas (born in 2001)famous tiktok,er

Roxana in Pop Culture

  • Roxana1724 novel by Daniel Defoe and its main character
  • Roxanacharacter in "Alexander: The Ends of the Earth" by Valerio Manfredi
  • Roxana Orlacmain character in "Les mains de Roxana," 2012 French film
  • Roxanawife of Dustfinger in the Inkheart series
  • The Romance of Ricardo and Roxananovel by Marshall Kirkman
  • Roxana Romance2008 novel by A.J. Cave
  • Roxanallinois, USA