Alexandria: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Alexandria

From the Greek Alexander, meaning “defender of men,” this is also the name of a famous city in Egypt. Quite the historical name, this one fits a girl who’s not afraid to defend herself and may be a future karate or jiu-jitsu star.

Nicknames:

Lexi, Alex, Alexi, Alexi, Alexis, Allie, Ally, Andy.

Famous people named Alexandria:

actress Alexandria (Allie) DeBerry; basketball player Alexandria (Allie) Quigley; daughter of David Bowie and Iman.

Fun fact:

There are characters named Alexandria in Modern Family and The Vampire Diaries.

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