Roxolana Name Meaning & Origin
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Roxolana was the nickname of Suleyman the Magnificent's favorite concubine, who later became his queen. It's a very popular name among Ukrainians, who claim the original Roxolana as their own. The name is probably derived from Ruslana, which means a woman from Ruthenia or Rus', the early name for the territory that is now Ukraine.
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Roxolana, also known as Hürrem Sultan, wife to Suleyman the Magnificent
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