Meaning:protector of man, defender
This feminine form of Alexander is of Greek origin. Alexander the Great, a Macedonian king, gave the name to several cities in his empire, so it's natural that babies were eventually given the name too. Will baby be a powerhouse of knowledge like the Great Library of Alexandria? Closer to home, your daughter would share a name with US cities named Alexandria, including those in Virginia, Louisiana and Kentucky. This strong name landed on US baby-name charts in the late 1960s and is still popular.
Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
- Alexandria BenoitTV Actress
- Alexandria MillsModel
- Alexandria MorganModel
- Alexandria Zahra BowieDaughter of David Bowie
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