Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
(Or View Alexandria Boy)

In 2017 the name Alexandria...

• was given to 1,238 baby girls
• was the 257th most popular name for baby girls
• was 43% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Hawaii, Alaska, and Mississippi
• was least popular in Maine, Vermont, and Deleware
• was about as popular as Olive and Blakely
Babies Named Alexandria Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(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 Alexandria...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1993
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1955
• is 3592% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 65% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Alexandra, Alexandrea, Jazzmine, Kody, Ladarius, Tyler
• has the most opposite popularity history to Joy, Carmela, Rosalyn, Lorin, Vito, Hiram
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alexandria Per State
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Geographically the name Alexandria...

• 10% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Adelynn, Amara, Heidi, Titus, Kyler, Malachi
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Madeline, Charlotte, Vivienne, Cole, Benjamin, Jayce
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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Articles that mention Alexandria

Long Names in America: An Animated History

More information on Alexandria by the Baby Name Institute

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