Alexandra

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese

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Origin and Meaning

Female form of Alexander [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [5] [6]

Related Names

Aleksandra
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Danish Faroese Finish Norwegian Swedish
Aleksanra
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Finish
Alexandra
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Danish Faroese Finish Icelandic Norwegian Swedish
Alexandria
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Alexandría
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Icelandic
Alexsandra
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Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Alda, Alejandra (Spanish), Alessandra (Italian), Alex, Alexandrina, Alexia, Alla, Sandra, Sandy, Sanna, Sascha

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Alexandruson Faroe Islands
Alexöndruson Iceland

Female

Alexandrudóttir Faroe Islands
Alexöndrudóttir Iceland

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Alexandra
Genitive: Alexandras
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Alexandra
Accusative: Alexandru
Dative: Alexandru
Genitive: Alexandru
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Alexandra
Genitive: Alexandran
Partitive: Alexandraa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Alexandra
Accusative: Alexöndru
Dative: Alexöndru
Genitive: Alexöndru
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Alexandra
Genitive: Alexandras
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Alexandra
Genitive: Alexandras

Name Days

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

11 September

Sweden Sweden

17 February

Further Information

Pronunciation

  • Swedish: [alέk‘sandra] or [alέk'sandra] (key) [7]

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

Trivia

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
13110 27912 13098 27885 12 27
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
17057
n.a.
17057 0 0
Norway Norway[12]
2536
n.a.
2532
n.a.
4
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[13]
1467
n.a.
1467
n.a.
0
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[14]
502 592
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Greenland Greenland[15]
4 10
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Alexandra (f) Sources: [10][13][12][11]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Alexandra (f) Sources: [16]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Alexandra (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Alexandra (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Alexandra (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  4. Kustaa Vilkuna: Etunimet (1990)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  7. Per Hedelin: Norstedts svenska uttalslexikon (1997)
  8. 8.0 8.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  9. 9.0 9.1 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  14. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  15. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  16. details see Name Statistic tables