Alexandra is a female Greek name, the female version of name Alexandros. Alexandra is a rather common name both in Greece and abroad and a rather historical name, associated with Alexander the Great. The word Alexandra is a compound word, deriving from the words alexo” and “andros”, which, in ancient Greek, mean “hold off” and “of man” respectively. Name Alexandra – as name Alexandros – refer to someone who is unbeatable.
Male version of name Alexandra: Alexandros
Nameday of name Alexandra: Augst 30th
Origin of name Alexandra – Agios Alexandros, Saint Alexander
Although Alexandra comes from the words we mentioned above, the name for the Greek Orthodox Church is basically associated with Agios Alexandros or St Alexander in English. Read more information about the history of the name Alexandros and the story of Saint Alexandros
Nicknames deriving from the name Alexandra
Name Alexandra (or Aleksandra) features a few diminutives and nicknames such as: Aleka, Alekaki, Alex, Alisa, Liza, Alexia
The Names’ Fairy reveals the meaning of the name Alexandra
Alexandra is usually quite extroverted and open minded, with lots of friends and acquaintances. She is good at her job because she is very persistent, and she can earn respect and acceptance easily both in her family and work environment.