a feminine name: dim. Sandra, Sandy; var. Alexandrina
Origin of Alexandrafeminine of Alexander
Last czarina of Russia (1894-1917). The wife of Nicholas II, she interfered in politics under Rasputin's influence. After the Bolshevik revolution, she and her family were imprisoned and executed.
- A female given name.
- A town in Central Otago, New Zealand.
From Ancient Greek Ἀλεξάνδρα (Aleksandrā), from ἀλέξω (aléxō, “I defend”) + άνδρα (andra), genitive of άνδρας (anēra, “man, human”). Feminine form of Alexander.