Alexandria Meaning and Origin
Alexandria is a strong name that’s pretty and feminine, but not quite as delicate. The name Alexandria is a girl’s name meaning “defender of man” and is of Greek origin. The name Alexandria is a feminine form of Alexander. Alexandria is the second-largest city in Egypt and a major economic center. Alexandria was founded in c. 331 BC by Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia during his conquest of the Achaemenid Empire. It was once the largest city in the ancient world, before eventually being overtaken by Rome. There is also a city located outside of Washington, D.C. called Alexandria Virginia, that is rich with America’s founding culture. Current popularity: #320.
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