Meaning and name origin
Alegria \a-leg-ria, al(e)-gria\ as a girl's name is of Latin and Italian origin, and the meaning of Alegria is "cheerful; gay and jaunty". Alegria is a variant of Alegra (Latin): Spanish name. Also a variant of Allegra (Italian): the musical term "allegro" means "quickly, with a happy air".
Alegria is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11421 out of 88799, Top 13%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alegria for girls. Alegria has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Alegria is also pronounced similarly to Allegria. Like Alegria, this name is not commonly used.