US Popularity:433
Meaning:Man's defender, protector of men
If the defender of humankind was a woman, she might be called Alexandra. The female form of Alexander was popular in Scandinavia and Eastern Europe but little heard of in the English-speaking world until Princess Alexandra of Denmark married the heir to the British throne, Edward VII, in 1863. Variations include Alessandra, Alejandra, and Alexandria. Nicknames range from Alex to Lexi, Alexa, and Xandra. Two actresses who have rocked superpowers on film include Alexandra Daddario, the daughter of Athena in the Percy Jackson and the Olympians movies, and Alexandra Shipp, the teenage Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse.

Famous People Named Alexandra

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Alexandra
    Princess Marina and Prince George
  • Alexandra Burke
    British Musician
  • Alexandra Daddario
    TV Actress
  • Alexandra Kerry
    Daughter of John Kerry
  • Alexandra of Denmark
  • Alexandra Paul
    TV Actress

Alexandra Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Alexandra is currently #768 on The Bump
Girl:Alexandra is currently #338 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Alexandra is currently #433 in U.S. births
Girl:Alexandra is currently #144 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
- 29
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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