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Gender Feminine
Scripts Ρωξανη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. RAWK-SAN(French)
rahk-SAN(English)
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Meaning & History

French and English form of ROXANA. This is the name of Cyrano's love interest in the play 'Cyrano de Bergerac' (1897).
VariantsRoxanne(French) Roxana, Roxanne, Rexana, Rexanne(English) Roxana(Ancient Greek)
DiminutivesRoxie, Roxy(English)
Other Languages & CulturesRoshanak(Ancient Persian) Rossana(Italian) Roshanak(Persian) Roksana(Polish) Rosana(Portuguese) Roxana, Ruxandra(Romanian) Roksana(Russian) Roxana(Spanish)

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