Meaning and Name Origin
Alegria \a-leg-ria, al(e)-gria\ as a girls' name. The name Alegria means "cheerful; gay and jaunty". Alegria is a variant of Alegra (Latin): Spanish name. Alegria is also a variant of Allegra (Italian).
Alegria is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11421 out of 88799, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Alegria and associated names. Allie (#257 a year ago) is the only prominent alternative form of Alegria (#unlisted). Adoption of this girl name reached its apex during the years 1880-1889 and has become significantly less since. Allie (#257) is the most chic birth name in this compilation, with this name undergoing a resurgence in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)