Alexandra
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
al-əg-ZAN-drə
Meaning
Protector of humanity
Like the Name Alexandra?
BOYS
GIRLS
+ Alexandra
+ Add to My Favorites

More info about the name "Alexandra"

Alexandra originates in Greek language and means "protector of humanity". It is a feminine form of Alexander. Saint Alexandra was a martyr of the Diocletianic persecutions. Throughout history, there have been many members of royalty given the name Alexandra. In Greek mythology, Alexandra was a by-name of the goddess Hera. It was popularized by Alexander the Great.

Popularity of the Name Alexandra
Also Spelled Like...

Alaxandra, Alecsandra, Aleczandra, Alejandra, Aleksandra, Alessandra, Alex, Alexis, Alexa, Alexandretta, Alexandria, Allexandra, Allexandrina, Alyxandra, Lexi, Sandra, Sasha, Xandra, Zandra

Famous Alexandras

Alexandra Daddario - American actress
Alexandra Dahlstrom - actress
Alexandra Hedison - actress
Alexandra Holden - American actress
Alexandra Kamp - actress
Alexandra Leggat - writer
Alexandra Neldel - model
Alexandra Paul - actress
Alexandra Silva - published author
Alexandra Stevenson - tennis player
Alexandra Tydings - actress
Alexandra Stan - singer

+ Add a Name · View More
Do you like the name Alexandra?
Discussion on the name Alexandra
Weekly Prize Big thumb breast flow starter set

The Breastflow Starter Set is perfect for expecting and new moms. The set includes everything needed to get started: two 5 oz bottles with Stage 1 nipples and bottle covers, two 9 oz bottles with Stage 2 flow nipples and bottle covers, a unique snap-on-bottle container for formula or snacks, and a bottle brush. Breastflow's patented 2-in-1 nipple lets your baby control the flow of breast milk or formula as naturally as breastfeeding. By using both suction and compression motions, your baby is able to...

The BellyBallot Story

We built BellyBallot to make naming your baby more fun. In under 2 minutes, parents can involve friends and family via Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ to vote on their favorite names. Parents can now include loved ones from all over the globe on the joyous occasion of celebrating a new child's life.