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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Roxana
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Roxana in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Roxana:
Records indicate that 4,975 girls in the United States have been named Roxana since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1991, when 315 people in the U.S. were given the name Roxana. Those people are now 29 years old.
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Comments about the name Roxana
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9 Positive Comments
"The name Roxana is more popular In Central America it's not a popular name in USA that's y it Special" Jan. 15, 2014:
"I love my name and yeah People almost always spell it with two N's . I always have to remind them that it's written with only one. Also some people write it with an S, which annoys me, But I've gotten many compliments, by the way, I'm Latina." Mar. 10, 2013:
"My name is Roxana. My mother was reading Cyrano de Bergerac when she was pregnant and became enamored with the name, but changed it from Roxanne to Roxana because it sounded better with the middle name she had already chosen. I also get called Roxanne often, but I don't mind. What I don't like is Roxy!" Mar. 4, 2012:
"My name is Roxana. I love my name because no one else that I know has this name so I feel special(: I get called "Roxanne" way too much though, especially by teachers!" May. 30, 2010:
"Yes this is my name. I love it, its not common which is even better and im american from a mexican/italian descent. Everyone calls me Roxy and yeaah sometimes i get Roxanne which annoys me. I get a lot that its a beautiful name" Apr. 22, 2009:
"My name is Roxana.
i am Romanian, from Europe.
I love my name. it is prononced rok-sah-nah." Jan. 9, 2009:
"hi..my name is Roxana..i'm from Romania and i like my name...i don't know people with this name and i am delighted...people call me Rox or Roxi or sometimes Loxi.." Jan. 9, 2009:
"My name is roxanna i love my name is unique and many people tell me that's a beautiful name. though people call me roxy or rox or even roxanne, i dont mind when they call me rox or roxy... however sometime i draw the line when people call roxanne" Jul. 15, 2008:
"This is my name - my family is Eastern European, so I pronounce it rok-sah-nah. People often spell it incorrectly; even worse, a lot of people (whom I assume are just too lazy to actually listen when I introduce myself) just say Roxanne. However, most people tell me I have a lovely name nonetheless." Jan. 17, 2006:
9 Neutral Comments
"My name is Oxana and I am Eastern European. People usually misspell my name that is why I want to change it to Roxana. I like both of these names. The Latin meaning of my name is ?a guest?." Jul. 12, 2018:
"My name is Roxana and I?m Hispanic and people often call me roxy or sana, and it annoys me, sometimes people make fun of my name and spell it wrong, and I?m thinking of changing my name to Alejandra cause I don?t like my name" Feb. 26, 2018:
"Roxana is my name. My Mother actually named me from the movie and book of the same, "Yankee Pasha" written by Edison Marshall. I live in the southern US and yes, I am also proud of my name. We pronouce it with a hard "x" sound as in box and the "a" as a short vowel sound in the english language." Apr. 11, 2015:
"Hi I'm Roxana from Ohio!! :) I always have to correct people. I always get Roxanne n it drive's me crazy!! My Dad picked this name for me and ever since birth my nick name has been Rocky. I love it!!" Jun. 1, 2014:
"I am English and have called my baby daughter Roxana. I pronounce it as roxahna but many people call her Roxanne or Roxanna which is a bit annoying. I like this name as it is feminine but strong and it is also a very old name as it was the name of Alexander the greats wife." Mar. 21, 2014:
"yah, this is my name. I love my name.many people tell me that's a beautiful name.i'm iranian.i know roxana was darush's doughter." Aug. 30, 2010:
"Roxana is my name, I love it, I get compliments all the time." Oct. 2, 2009:
"Hi... aj ja sa volám Roxana a to uz celych 17 rokov :) pochadzam zo Slovenska... :D je to krasne,vynimocne,orientalne meno... viem ze ma povod v biblii,bol to ,,vraj,, pribeh prostitutky do ktorej za zamiloval bohaty pan... :)" Apr. 2, 2009:
"This is my name...and I'm close to 60 years old. My parents just liked it, I guess. It is invariably mispronounced as "Roxanne" even when I have just said it correctly. Makes me wonder how Princess Diana managed to keep from being called "Diane". I had a professor from Persia in university who told me the name was Persian (which I knew) and that it was pronounced "Rosh ah nah" accent on the last syllable. I have never met another Roxana...one or two Roxannes though." Jan. 31, 2007:
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