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What does Alejandra mean?

Alejandra Pronunciation of Alejandra [ale-jan-dra] as a girls' name has its root in Greek, and Alejandra means "man's defender". Alejandra is an alternate spelling of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variation of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Alejandra has 1 variant: Alejandrina.

24 more alternative forms via Alexandra: Alandra, Alejanda, Aleksandra, Alesandare, Alesandere, Alessanda, Alessandra, Alessandre, Alexanda, Alexander, Alexanderia, Alexandre, Alexandrea, Alexandrena, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexsandra, Alixandra, Alixandria, Allejandra, Allejandrina, Allessandra, Allexandra and Alyxandra.

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Middle name pairings:
Alejandra Peyton (A.P.), ..

How popular is Alejandra?

Alejandra is a very prominent first name for females (#797 out of 4276, Top 19%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#138741 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alejandra was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #147 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is presently at #451. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alejandra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alejandra outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Alejandra (#451 last year) are Alexandra (#101 last year), Alexandria (#213), Alessandra (#276), Aleksandra (#1828), Alexsandra, Alexander and Alexandrea. Other forms, like Alesandare, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alejandra was common 2 decades ago (usage of 1.19%) and is now much less (usage 0.41%, 65.4% less), with versions like Alexandra going out of style. Alexandra is more familiar than the rest, although Alessandra appears to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alejandra, Aleksandra, Alessandra, Alexander, Alexandra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexandrea, Alexandria, Alexsandra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexandra, Alexandria outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Alacinda (see Alcinda), Alcinda, Aleana, Aleanor, Alessandrina, Alexandreana, Alexandrene, Alexandretta, Alexandrine, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexena, Alexina, Alicinda (see Alcinda), Alissandre, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Allexandrina, Alondra, Alyssandra, Deandra, Deeandra, Dejanira, Delandra, Eleanora, Keandra, Leandra, Leiandra and Lexandra. These names tend to be less frequently used than Alejandra.

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