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Alexandra Girl Name


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Alexandra name image The name Alexandra is of Greek origin, and means one who defends.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Alexandra has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alexandra
Use of the Name Alexandra for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
177,114174,983163,94380,18534,53313,0526,529
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alexandra has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Alexandra first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1915, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alexandra
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
191594649  
1916    
1917    
1918    
1919    
1920    
1921    
1922    
1923    
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
1932    
1933    
1934    
1935    
193694353  
1937    
193886666  
193985667  
194089164  
194189767  
1942680121  
1943686122  
1944668122  
1945693116  
1946701132  
1947697147  
1948749129  
1949676153  
1950806116  
1951756135  
1952696165  
1953773140  
1954717167  
1955757157  
1956743170  
1957754175  
1958754174  
1959723193  
1960717202  
1961710212  
1962703216  
1963657236  
1964576292  
1965542305  
1966531315  
1967483386  
1968409520  
1969405546  
1970380623  
1971389582  
1972354624  
1973329673  
1974319707  
1975312726  
1976325684  
1977319739  
1978304762  
1979291821  
1980285867  
19812201,200  
19821811,514  
19831641,689  
1984972,805  
1985923,010  
1986723,795  
1987595,211  
1988496,953  
1989437,672  
1990378,485  
1991369,453  
19922910,216  
19932810,664  
19942810,224  
19952610,152  
19962610,013  
1997308,742  
1998278,594  
1999328,151  
2000367,536  
2001387,026  
2002386,919  
2003386,523  
2004376,529  
Totals:  177,114 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alexandra as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Alexandra appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 69 times during the last 125 years.


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