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What does Alexanna mean?

Alexanna Pronunciation of Alexanna [alex-an-na] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and the meaning of Alexanna is "defender". Alexanna is an alternate spelling of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Alexanna has 1 variant: Alexina.

4 more different relations via Alexis: Alexa, Alexanne, Alexia and Alexine.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Alexanna Justine (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alexanna?

Alexanna is an unusual given name for women. Alexanna is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Alexanna (not ranked) are Alexa (#32 in recent rankings), Alexia (#318), Alexina and Alexis (#86). Other forms, like Alexanne, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Alexanna was at its most widespread in the year 1999 (adoption of 1.9%) and is now significantly lower (adoption 0.83%, 56% less). Alexis has been the most prominent, though Alexa has grown trendy as well over time, while Alexis is now less common. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexa, Alexia, Alexina, Alexis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexa, Alexis outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alexanna is pronounced similarly to Alexena and Allexina. Other recommended names are Adreanna, Adrianna, Aivanna, Alana, Alanna, Alannah, Alanza, Alawna, Alaynna, Alcina, Alcinda, Alcinia (see Alcina), Aldana, Alejandra, Alejandrina, Aleksandra, Alena, Alenka, Alenne, Alessanda, Alessandra, Alexanda, Alexanderia, Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandreana, Alexandrene, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexene, Alexsandra, Alisan, Alisann, Alixandra, Alixandria, Allana, Allcenne (see Alison), Allcinda (see Alcinda), Allcinia (see Alcina), Alldonna, Allejandra, Allexandra, Allexandrina, Allysann (see Alison), Alseena, Alsina, Alsyna, Alwinna (see Alvina), Alysanne, Alzeena, Alzeina, Alzina, Arianna, Avianna, Breanna, Cheyanna, Devanna, Elanna, Elianna, Elkanna, Gleana, Glenna, Ilianna, Illeanna, Illianna, Jeanna, Keanna, Levanna, Lexann, Rexana, Rexanne, Sevanna and Sueanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alexanna.

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