Alexandra

Origin/Usage
Greek
EDITOR LISTS
Princess
Pronunciation
al-əg-ZAN-drə
Meaning
Protector of humanity

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Alexandra originates in Greek language and means "protector of humanity". It is a feminine form of Alexander. Saint Alexandra was a martyr of the Diocletianic persecutions. Throughout history, there have been many members of royalty given the name Alexandra. In Greek mythology, Alexandra was a by-name of the goddess Hera. It was popularized by Alexander the Great.

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'Alexandra' in Movies

The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King (2003)

(as Alexandra Astin)

The Defenders

Alexandra Reid

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