Roxanne is an English spelling of the French name Roxane, which in turn comes from the Greek name Roxana, derived from the Persian Roshanak, meaning "bright" or "dawn". Roxana was the name of Alexander the Great's first wife. Also, Roxanne is the name of a main character in Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac, who is the love interest of the eponymous hero.
- J.K. Rowling: A Year in the Life (First mentioned)
Notes and references
- ↑ She was born October 03 in 2003. Times Online - The Unwritten Story of Harry's Friends and Their Children
- ↑ Behind the Name: Roxana