Roxana name meaning

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Origin and Meaning of Roxana

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  1. A user from New Jersey, U.S. says the name Roxana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "'Dawn; or, 'little star'".
  2. A submission from Romania says the name Roxana means "'dawn' 'little star'" and is of Persian / Iranian origin.
  3. According to a user from Canada, the name Roxana means "Little star".
  4. According to a user from Texas, U.S., the name Roxana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Dawn of Day".
  5. 2 people from Iran, Islamic Republic of and Switzerland agree the name Roxana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "light".
  6. A user from Virginia, U.S. says the name Roxana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Shining, radiant, brilliant".
  7. According to a user from Italy, the name Roxana is of Persian / Iranian origin and means "Bright, shining".
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From Ancient Greek Ῥωξᾱ́νη (Rhōxā́nē) of Old Persian or Bactrian origin. Akin to Persian روشن‎ (rowšan).

  1. The wife of Alexander the Great.
  2. A female given name from Persian.

Roxana was also found in the following language(s): Portuguese and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Roxana

Notable Persons Named Roxana

Roxana Saberi

Roxana Saberi is a journalist, translation, and journalisttranslator. Roxana was born Roxana Saberi on April 26th, 1977 in Belleville, New Jersey, United States.

Roxana Zal

Roxana Zal is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1981. Roxana was born on November 8th, 1969 in Malibu, California, USA.

Roxana Diaz

Roxana Diaz is an actress and actor. Roxana was given the name Roxana Diaz Burgos on February 20th, 1972 in Caracas.

Roxana Baldetti

Roxana Baldetti is a Vice President of Guatemala and Congress of Guatemala. She was most active from 2012 to 2015. Roxana was born on May 13th, 1962 in Guatemala City.

Joana Benedek

Joana Benedek is a model and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1989. Joana was given the name Roxana Joana Benedek Godeanu on January 21st, 1972 in Bucharest.

Roxana Druse

Roxana Druse is a criminal. Roxana is also known as Roxalana Druce and Roxana Druce.

  • Roxana Moslehi
  • Roxana B. Robinson
  • Roxana Luca
  • Roxana Cocoș
  • Roxana Miranda Meneses

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roxana

Notable Persons With the Last Name Roxana

Huaman Roxana

Huaman was born on October 10th, 1973.


Fun Facts about the name Roxana

  • How Popular is the name Roxana? Roxana is the 2,370th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Roxana have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 11,458 babies born with the first name Roxana in the United States. That's more than enough people named Roxana to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Roxana? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Roxana first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Roxana is Monday, October 9th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Roxana born? The highest recorded use of the first name Roxana was in 1991 with a total of 315 babies.
  • Random Roxana Factoid: According to the 1952 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Roxana is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 8 babies in California have the same name in 1952.
  • Weird things about the name Roxana: The name spelled backwards is Anaxor. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Aaroxn. How do you pronounce that?
  • Roxana name meaning

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