Alexandria

Alexandria - A very unique female name



  Jul 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alexandria, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #1104. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alexandria and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alexandria? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alexandria. The baby girl name Alexandria was given to 1,485 baby girls in 2012, ranking #204 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 952 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alexandria peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1993 on position 69.



Famous with this name

Alexandria DeBerry
Alexandria Hendrick
Alexandria Wright


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Alexandria is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alexandria is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #107 - and is the least popular in Maryland at position #579.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alexandria is where you live.


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Alexandria origin and meaning

Alexandria is a 10 letter name with 5 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Alexandria, pop culture references for the name Alexandria and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alexandria

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alexandria, sorted by popularity.

Allison / Alexandra / Alison / Alejandra / Allyson / Alyson / Alessandra / Alexandrea / Alexander / Alisson /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012204
2011205
2010205
2009200
2008190
2007164
2006147
2005133
2004125
2003123
2002105
200191
200091
199983
199881
199778
199677
199572
199472
199369
199273
199178
199097
1989104
1988127
1987179
1986231
1985286
1984285
1983401
1982391
1981405
1980714
1979886
1978765
19771069
1976936
1975929
1974847
1973949
1972915
1971884
1970925
19691009
19681020
1967997
19661288
19651325
19641513
19631182
19621487
19611317
19601314
19591747
19581679
19571397
19561173
19551729
19541352
19531278
19521505
19511179
19501716
19491154
19481133
19471642
19461586
19451142
19441663
19431302
19421548
19411610
19391573
19291484
19281158
19271643
19261255
19251212
19241423
19231125
19221192
19211221
19201242
19191008
1918969
19171113
19161277
1915988
19141035
19131172
19121104

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont107
Hawaii114
Rhode Island126
Missouri135
Oklahoma137
New Hampshire138
Tennessee140
Kentucky145
Michigan150
Illinois151
Kansas151
Indiana158
Arkansas168
Idaho169
Georgia179
Florida180
Washington183
Arizona183
Colorado189
West Virginia193
Mississippi197
Alabama205
Pennsylvania208
Ohio212
Alaska212
New York220
South Carolina221
Nebraska225
New Jersey227
Nevada229
Texas229
North Carolina235
Utah241
New Mexico242
Iowa244
Maine245
Wisconsin261
California297
Connecticut307
Oregon321
Massachusetts322
Virginia388
Minnesota533
Louisiana536
Maryland579

Even more about Alexandria


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alexandria a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alexandria?

5 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1993
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alexandria
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 952
Letter count 10
Syllable count 5
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +1,485

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