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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.al-əg-ZAN-dree-ə
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesAlexandra Ancient Greek Aleksandra, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sashka Bulgarian Alexandra Catalan Aleksandra, Sanda, Sandra, Saša Croatian Alexandra 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
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cities, place names
Entry updated October 11, 2012   Contribute