Alexandra

man's defender
ORIGIN: Greek
POPULARITY: 220
If the defender of mankind 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, as the daughter of Athena in the Percy Jackson movies, and Alexandra Shipp, as the teenage Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse.

famous Alexandras

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  • Alexandra Daddario
    TV Actress
  • Alexandra Burke
    British Musician
  • Alexandra Paul
    TV Actress
  • Alexandra of Denmark
    Royalty
  • Alexandra Kerry
    Daughter of John Kerry

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