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Lesya is a Russian diminutive of Aleksandra, or Alexandra. Alexandra originates in Greek language and means "protector of humanity". It is a feminine form of Alexander. Saint Alexandra was a martyr of the Diocletianic persecutions. Throughout history, there have been many members of royalty given the name Alexandra. In Greek mythology, Alexandra was a by-name of the goddess Hera. It was popularized by Alexander the Great.

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LYEHS-yah

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