Meaning of the Name Alexina

Alexina is a variant of Alexandra, the female form of the male name Alexander. The name is Greek in origin, and the meaning of Alexina is “defender of men.” Although originally Greek, Alexina is most popularly used in English, Scottish, and Spanish languages.

A pet form of Alexina is Alex.

The Popularity of Alexina

In Scotland, in the early 20th century, there was a trend that feminised masculine names by adding “-ina” to the end of a name. In 1900, Alexina was the 88th most popular female name in Scotland. It was also slightly popular in the United States in the 1890s, reaching the 1,371st spot.

It is currently not recognised as a popular name for women in Scotland or the United States and is regarded as being very uncommon.

Traits of Those With the Name Alexina

According to numerology, people with the name Alexina are analytic, reserved, and observant. They are also artistic and tend to spend time doing multiple activities.

Famous Women Named Alexina

One famous “Alexina” is the contemporary Canadian composer Alexina Louie. Another well-known “Alexina” is “Teeny” Duchamp, a broker for artists and the wife of the artist Marcel Duchamp.

Useful Resources

Discover the meaning and popularity of other Scottish girls’ names on our website.

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