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  1. Alexandranoun

    A female given name from Ancient Greek.

    Sea-king's daughter from over the sea, / Alexandra! / Saxon and Norman and Dane are we, / But all of us Danes in our welcome of thee, / Alexandra!

  2. Alexandranoun

    54 Alexandra, a main belt asteroid; named for German explorer Alexander von Humboldt.

  3. Alexandranoun

    A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.

  4. Etymology: From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Alexándra), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, " I defend") + ἀνδρ- (andr-), stem of ἀνήρ (anḗr, " man"). Feminine form of Alexander.


  1. Alexandra

    Alexandra (Greek: Ἀλεξάνδρα) is the feminine form of the given name Alexander (Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος, Aléxandros). Etymologically, the name is a compound of the Greek verb ἀλέξειν (alexein; meaning 'to defend') and ἀνήρ (anēr; GEN ἀνδρός, andros; meaning 'man'). Thus it may be roughly translated as "defender of man" or "protector of man". The name Alexandra was one of the epithets given to the Greek goddess Hera and as such is usually taken to mean "one who comes to save warriors". The earliest attested form of the name is the Mycenaean Greek


  1. Alexandra

    Alexandra is a town in the Central Otago district of the Otago region of New Zealand. It is located on the banks of the Clutha River, on State Highway 8, 188 km by road from Dunedin and 33 km south of Cromwell. At the time of the 2006 census, the permanent population was 4,827, an increase of 423 since 2001. 23.1 per cent of the population was aged over 65.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Alexandra is ranked #48060 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Alexandra surname appeared 440 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Alexandra.

    45% or 198 total occurrences were White.
    33.8% or 149 total occurrences were Black.
    15.2% or 67 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 10 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.
    1.5% or 7 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexandra in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alexandra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Alexandra in a Sentence

  1. Alexandra Rojas:

    I think( Trump's effort) backfired and united anti-fascist, socialists( and others) to do everything we could to elect Joe Biden, because it's not about an individual, this is about, as Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says, letting democracy live another day.

  2. Vasilii Semenovich Pankratov:

    Alexandra Fedorovna pronounced Russian words with a heavy accent, and it was noticebale that speaking Russian was hard for her ...[she] pronounced each phrase with difficulty, and with a German accent — just like a foreigner who had learned the Russian language from books, and not from practice.

  3. Jennifer Tilly:

    I remember a couple years ago, about a year and a half ago,( Alexandra Grant) said,' Whomever Keanu Reeves is Whomever Keanu Reeves,' and I'm like,' Wait. What ? What ? What ?

  4. The American Library Association:

    Elizabeth A. Harris and Alexandra Alter wrote.Key stat :.

  5. Dan LaBerge:

    Still, states like New Hampshire and others tend to see a bump in hotel stays and other areas, according to industry estimates and accounts on the ground. I am sure this is typical of the primary season, but we did see a spike in business and it has stuck around for a little while after, Alexandra Horton, owner of Cafe La Reine in Manchester, New Hampshire, told FoxNews.com. I would say that overall the primary season is good for downtown Manchester and all of the local businesses to gain national exposure, Alexandra Horton said. Dan LaBerge, manager at Billy’s Sports Bar Grillin Manchester, told FoxNews.com they saw between a 5-10 percent increase in business, though businesses in downtown Manchester had a bigger boost. We get a lot of people from Washington D.C. here, it often ends up being actual campaign workers -- we did a buffet for the Hillary campaign, so it’s really a mix. You get a lot of people from out of town, people they ship in.

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