What does the name Alexandra mean?

What does the name Alexandra mean?

Alexandra is a unisex name it means a "protector of man."

Alexandra became popular in the UK after the Prince of Wales married the Danish Princess Alexandra in 1863. Used in the English royal family and its many branches. Alexandra has many variations: Alesandere Alessanda, Alessandra, Alessandre, Alandra, Alastrina, Alastriona, Alejanda, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleka, Alekanederina, Aleki, Aleksandra, Alesandare,  Alessandrina, Alessandrine, Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexanda, Alexanderia, Alexanderine, Alexandre, Alexa.

Alexander is often abbreviated to Alex for girls. It can mean she will defend her life spiritually. There are many famous Alexanders and it is a unisex name but for the most part, is mainly popular with males. In order to understand this name better let’s break the name down. We have “ande” inside the name., the meaning of Ande is manly, so that is interesting and a variant of Andrea and Andie. Spiritually, those that have the name Alexander are warriors. 

What does the name Alexandra mean?

  • Origin: Greek
  • Quick Meaning: Helper of Mankind
  • Number of letters: 9, Those 9 letters total to 35
  • Gender: Girl
  • Swedish: Female Defender of man.
  • Italian: Female Defender of man.
  • Hungarian: Female Defender of man.
  • Greek: Female A feminine form of Alexander meaning defender of men, used in Britain since early 13th century; it became popular after the marriage of the 1863 marriage of future King Edward VII to Princess Alexandra of Denmark.
  • English: Female Feminine of Alexander. Defender of mankind.

What does the name Alexandra mean from a positive perspective?

  • Alexandra is loved by many showing great leadership
  • Focused in life and able to hold her own
  • A real warrier! Loves others.

What does the name Alexandra mean from a negative perspective?

  • Can worry too much or too little.

By Florance Saul
Sep 20, 2012