Roxanne
Origin/Usage
Persian
Pronunciation
rahk-SAN
Meaning
Star of magnificence
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Roxanne originates in Persian language and means "star of magnificence". It is an English variant of the name Roxana or Roxane. Roxana was the wife of Alexander the Great and was eventually assassinated. The name Roxanne was popularized by a song of the same name by The Police in 1978. She was also a main character in Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand.

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Roxana, Roksana, Roksanne, Roxan, Roxane, Roxann, Roxanna, Roxie

Famous Roxannes

Roxanne Hart - actress
Roxanne Swentzell - artist
Roxanne Galla - model

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