Meaning:Defender of humankind; defender of the people.
Alexandria is a feminine form of Alexander originating from Greece, meaning “defender of humankind” or “defender of the people.” It is derived from Alexander the Great, a Macedonian king who named many towns after himself, including the city of Alexandria in Egypt. Known for its Great Library, Alexandria was home to the most significant archive of knowledge in the ancient world. Whether baby Alexandria too becomes a powerhouse of knowledge or a valiant protector of family and friends, this name will undoubtedly provide plenty of great influences for baby.
Famous People Named Alexandria
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- Alexandria BenoitTV Actress
- Alexandria MillsModel
- Alexandria MorganModel
- Alexandria Zahra BowieDaughter of David Bowie
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