Given Name ROXANE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Ρωξανη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: RAWK-SAN (French), rahk-SAN (English)   [details]

Meaning & History

French and English form of ROXANA. This is the name of Cyrano's love interest in the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (1897).


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VARIANTS: Roxanne (French), Roxana, Roxanne, Rexana, Rexanne (English), Roxana (Ancient Greek)
DIMINUTIVES: Roxie, Roxy (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Roshanak (Ancient Persian), Rossana (Italian), Roshanak (Persian), Roksana (Polish), Rosana (Portuguese), Roxana, Ruxandra (Romanian), Roksana (Russian), Roxana (Spanish)

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