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What does Alegria mean?

Alegria Pronunciation of Alegria [ale-gria] as a girls' name is of Latin and Italian derivation, and the name Alegria means "cheerful; gay and jaunty". Alegria is a variant form, with the suffix -ia, of Alegra (Latin): Spanish name. Alegria is also a variant of Allegra (Italian).

Associated with: cheerful (joy).


Alegria has 2 variants: Alagria and Alegrya.

Alegria has 2 more related forms via Alegra, Allegra: Allegria and Legra.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Aegria, Alearia, ..

(male) Aledri, Alewin, ..

How popular is Alegria?

Alegria is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#7013 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Allegra is the only prominent alternative form of Alegria (not ranked). Other forms, like Legra, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Alegria was common in the year 1997. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Alegria and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allegra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alegria and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adeera, Aegeria, Aegidia, Aerica, Alberta, Aldara, Aldora, Alea, Aleana, Aleceea, Alecia, Aleda, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleethia, Aleeysia, Aleigha, Aleisha, Aleka, Alena, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Alessa, Alessia, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Alexa, Alexea, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Aleyna, Alfri (see Alfreda), Alia, Alidia, Alishia, Alisia, Alithia, Alivia, Allecia, Allfrie, Allicia, Allidia, Allonia, Allysia, Almeera, Almeeria (see Almera), Almeria, Almyra, Aloisia, Alonia, Alsinia, Alyvia, Ameera, Amera, Andria, Argia, Astria, Averi, Cerria, Cieria, Detria, Eldoria (see Eldora), Elmeria, Floria, Gloria, Glorria, Gregoria, Igeria, Ilaria, Olesia, Olevia and Sheria. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alegria.

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