Its source is Alexandros, a Greek name meaning "Protector of men."
The name Alexandrea ranked 900th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics.
This was originally a by-name of the Greek goddess Hera.
It was popularized as a personal name by the ancient Macedonian leader Alexander the Great. In the course of conquering much of the known world, from Egypt to India, Alexander also gave his name to numerous cities.