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What does Roxanna mean?

Roxanna Pronunciation of Roxanna [rox-an-na] as a name for girls has its root in Persian, and the meaning of the name Roxanna is "dawn". Roxanna is an alternate form of Roxanne (Persian).

Associated with: dawn.


Roxanna has 5 variants: Roxana, Roxeena, Roxyanna, Ruksana and Ruksanna.

9 more relations via Roxanne: Oksanna, Roksanne, Roxandra, Roxane, Roxann, Roxene, Roxiane, Roxianne and Roxine.

Creative forms:
(female) Roxanah, Roxanda, ..

(male) Roxand, Roxanno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Roxanna Avarie (R.A.), ..

How popular is Roxanna?

Roxanna is a very popular first name for women (#1195 out of 4276, Top 28%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Roxanna reached its apex rank of #702 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roxanna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roxanna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Roxanne (#1324 the previous year), Roxana (#1670), Roxann and Roxane are the popular variation forms of Roxanna ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Roxianne, are uncommon. These relations of Roxanna were favored as baby names 65 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and are now significantly less common.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Roxanna, Roxana, Roxane, Roxann, Roxanne in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Roxanna and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Roxanna is pronounced similarly to Rexana, Rexanna and Rexina. Other recommended names are Hosanna, Ioanna, Joanna, Joeanna, Johanna, Jolanna, Josanna, Jovanna, Joyanna, Loranna, Louanna, Rachanna, Raeanna, Ranna, Rayanna, Reanna, Reginna, Rexanne, Rheanna, Rhianna, Rianna, Roana, Roanna, Roanne, Robynna (see Roberta), Rohana, Rohanna, Rolanda, Romana, Ronna, Rosana, Rosanie, Rosanna, Rosannah, Rosanne, Roseann, Roseanna, Roseanne, Rosena, Roshana, Roshawna, Rosina, Rossana, Rossanna (see Roseanne), Rowenna, Royanna, Rozanna, Rozanne, Rozeanna (see Roseanne), Rozina, Ryanna, Sosanna, Texanna (see Texana), Toyanna, Yoanna, Yohanna and Zoanna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Roxanna.

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