Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Alexandra f. Fem. of Alexander.

The name of a 4th C Roman saint and wife of an emperor.

This name was never as common as its masculine counterpart.

France
Latin
c823 Alexandra (nom) irminon-vol2 20, CE
Middle French
1565 Sandrine RegPCC-1 p. 188; 1566 Sandrine ibid. p. 216
Italy
Latin
1265x1339 Alexandria (nom) BBC-Berg 284; 1522x1532 Alisandra (nom) DSF p. 56, 11; 1527 Alexandra (nom) Rome1527 p. 90
1237 Alexandrina (nom) TirNot1 582
Italian
1513x1521 Alexandra LeoX p. 14, Alexandria ibid. p. 17
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Alexandra". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Alexandra.