Baby Name Games

Alexandra February 13, 2007

Filed under: Girls A,Top 100 List — namegames @ 4:15 pm

United States Top 100         Girls


  • The name Alexandra was ranked 40 in popularity for girls in the US in 2006.
  • Alexandra appeared on the charts at 945 in 1915 and fell off the charts the following year. It started increasing in popularity in 1938. It broke into the top 100 at 97 in 1984 and increased to an alltime high of 26 in 1995 and 1996. It seems to be going out of style, possibly in favor of the popular Alexis.

Reasons for Popularity

  • It has a variety of nicknames, such as Al, Alex, Lex, Lexi, Andi, and Andra.
  • It has a cultural flavor, similar to Isabella and Sophia.


Alternate Spellings


  • Al, Ali, Alex, Lex, Lexi, Andi, Andra

Is your name Alexandra or did you choose this name for your child? Leave a comment sharing the name’s significance for you.


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