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Roxanne meaning and name origin
Roxanne \rox(an)-ne\ as a girl's name is pronounced roks-ANN. It is of Persian origin, and the meaning of Roxanne is "dawn". Roxandra is a contemporary blend of Roxane and Alexandra, appropriate since Roxane was the Persian princess Alexander the Great married during his travels of conquest. Roxane is the heroine of Rostand's play "Cyrano de Bergerac".Roxanne has 22 variant forms: Oksana, Oksanna, Roksanne, Roxana, Roxandra, Roxana, Roxane, Roxann, Roxanna, Roxeena, Roxene, Roxey, Roxi, Roxiane, Roxianne, Roxie, Roxine, Roxy, Roxyanna, Ruksana, Ruksane and Ruksanna.
For more information, see also the related name Rexanne. Baby names that sound like Roxanne are Rexanna, Rexine and Rexana.
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Popularity of Roxanne
Roxanne is a very popular first name for women (#389 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
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