Roxanne: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Roxanne

Derived from the Greek Roxana, which itself comes from the Persian name Roshanak, meaning "bright and radiant" or "dawn." As in, the time of day that your little Roxanne will barge into your bedroom and start asking for breakfast.

Nicknames:

Rox, Roxie, Anne, Annie.

Famous people named Roxanne:

Actresses Roxanne Quimby and Roxy Pallett; singer/songwriter Roxanne Emery; cofounder of Burt's Bees, Roxanne Quimby.

Fun fact:

Your Roxanne will be forever serenaded by anyone who's ever heard the song by The Police, "Roxanne."

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