Meaning & History
Feminine form of ALEXANDER. Alexander the Great founded several cities by this name (or renamed them) as he extended his empire eastward. The most notable of these is Alexandria in Egypt, founded by Alexander in 331 BC.
DiminutivesAlex, Alexa, Alexina, Ali, Allie, Ally, Lexa, Lexi, Lexie, Lexine, Lexy, Sandie, Sandy, Zandra, Alyx, Drina
Other Languages & CulturesAlexandra(Ancient Greek) Aleksandra, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sashka(Bulgarian) Alexandra(Catalan) Aleksandra, Sanda, Sandra, Saša(Croatian) Alexandra, Sandra(Czech) Alexandra, Sandra(Danish) Alexandra, Alex, Sandra, Xandra(Dutch) Aleksandra(Estonian) Alexandra, Alexandrine, Alexandrie, Sacha, Sandra, Sandrine, Sasha(French) Alexandra, Alexa, Sandra, Sascha(German) Alexandra, Aleka(Greek) Alexandra(Greek Mythology) Alexandra, Alexa, Szandra(Hungarian) Alexandra, Sandra(Icelandic) Alastríona(Irish) Alessandra, Alessa, Alexandra, Sandra(Italian) Sandra(Latvian) Sandra(Lithuanian) Aleksandra, Sandra, Sashka(Macedonian) Alexandra, Sandra(Norwegian) Aleksandra, Ola, Sandra(Polish) Alexandra, Alexandrina, Sandra(Portuguese) Alexandra, Sanda, Sandra(Romanian) Aleksandra, Alexandra, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sanya, Sasha, Shura(Russian) Saundra(Scottish) Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša(Serbian) Alexandra(Slovak) Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša(Slovene) Alejandra, Ale, Alexandra, Sandra(Spanish) Alexandra, Sandra, Sassa(Swedish) Aleksandra, Alexandra, Oleksandra, Lesya, Sasha(Ukrainian)