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224k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Alexandra

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender of the People
  • #327 All Time
  • #92 in 2014
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
625k Alexander (Greek)
7k Alessandro (Italian)
6k Alexandro (American)
5k Alexandre (French)
< 1k Alexandrina (Greek)

How popular is the name "Alexandra" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1894550
1895880
190210100
1903880
1905990
1906770
1907990
1908660
1909990
191010100
191113130
191222220
191315150
191435350
191549490
191645450
191746460
191847470
191945450
192036360
192150455
192234340
192343430
192440400
192539390
192640400
192740400
192829290
192924240
193033330
193117170
193227270
193341410
193448480
193545450
193653530
193747470
193866660
193967670
194064640
194167670
19421211210
19431241240
19441201200
19451161160
19461321320
19471481480
19481291290
19491521520
19501161160
19511361360
19521631630
19531421420
19541661660
19551591590
19561711710
19571741740
19581751750
19591931930
19602032030
19612132130
19622192190
19632362360
19642932930
19653053050
19663153150
19673873870
19685225220
19695575498
19706346295
19715855805
19726366279
19736866788
19747137085
197573772611
197670169011
19777517447
19787687635
19798358296
198088587213
19811,2111,2038
19821,5401,52812
19831,7101,69515
19842,8352,81223#96 girl name
19853,0363,01323#92 girl name
19863,8323,80131#72 girl name
19875,2525,21834#59 girl name
19887,0096,96643#49 girl name
19897,7757,67699#43 girl name
19908,5578,50651#37 girl name
19919,4839,45429#36 girl name
199210,25710,21938#29 girl name
199310,71410,67737#28 girl name
199410,25410,22628#28 girl name
199510,18510,16025#26 girl name
199610,05010,02129#26 girl name
19978,7688,75018#30 girl name
19988,6228,60418#27 girl name
19998,1868,16422#32 girl name
20007,5607,54515#36 girl name
20017,0657,04124#38 girl name
20026,9526,93418#38 girl name
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20046,6476,62126#37 girl name
20056,3316,31714#37 girl name
20066,1166,09719#40 girl name
20075,3635,35013#49 girl name
20084,6164,6088#61 girl name
20094,1644,1586#69 girl name
20104,0274,01611#64 girl name
20113,6233,6230#76 girl name
20123,4783,4780#76 girl name
20133,5093,5018#83 girl name
20143,2883,2880#92 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Alexandra? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 223,746 babies born with the name Alexandra in the United States. That's more than enough Alexandras to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1894 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alexandra" was in 1993 with a total of 10,677 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alexandras)

According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alexandra" ranks #41 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 29 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 2000. Across the entire United States a total of 7,560 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Alexandra" mean?

Alexandra (Greek): Defender of the People

The name "Alexandra" is of Greek origin and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to girls.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Ardnaxela". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Laaadxren". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Alexandra popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alexandra in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alexandra

Alexandra Stan

Alexandra Stan is a singer, songwriter, model, and occasional dancer specializing in dance-pop, pop, house, and progressive house music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Alexandra was born in 1989 as Alexandra Ioana Stan in Constanta, Romania.

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Ally Sheedy

Ally Sheedy is an actress/author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1975 to present. Ally was born in 1962 as Alexandra Elizabeth Sheedy in New York City, U.S.

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Alex Kingston

Alex Kingston is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1980 to present. Alex was born in 1963 as Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston in Epsom, Surrey, England.

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Sandra Dee

Sandra Dee is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1957 to 1994. Sandra was born in 1944 as Alexandra Zuck in Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.

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Alexandra Maria Lara

Alexandra Maria Lara is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1997 to present. Alexandra was born in 1978 as Alexandra Maria Platareanu in Bucharest, Romania.

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Alexandra Neldel

Alexandra Neldel is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Alexandra was born in 1976 in Berlin, Germany.

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Past life for Alexandra born Nov 20, 1982

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

Name poster for Alexandra

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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