Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
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In 2017 the name Alexandra...

• was given to 2,592 baby girls
• was the 120th most popular name for baby girls
• was 51% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Rhode Island, Alaska, and New York
• was least popular in Wyoming, Hawaii, and Arkansas
• was about as popular as Faith and Ximena
Babies Named Alexandra Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alexandra...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1993
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 2008% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 64% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Alexandria, Kaila, Jasmine, Kody, Tyler, Zachary
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rosalyn, Joy, Carmela, Vito, Hiram, Lorin
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alexandra Per State
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Geographically the name Alexandra...

• 7% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Arya, Brooke, Leah, Luca, Elias, Nicholas
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Adaline, Presley, Blakely, Braxton, Paxton, Zayden
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alexandra by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alexandra are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alexandra will be the only kid named Alexandra in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alexandra compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alexandra rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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