What does Alejandra mean?
Alejandra \a-lejand-ra, al(e)-jan-dra\ as a girls' name. Alejandra's root is Greek, and Alejandra means "man's defender". Alejandra is a variation of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. A very popular name for girls.
Alejandra▲ has 1 variant: Alejandrina.
Alejandra▲ has 38 more alternative forms via Alexandra: Alandra, Alejanda, Aleksandra, Alesandare, Alesandere, Alessanda, Alessandra▲, Alessandre, Alessandrina, Alexanda, Alexander, Alexanderia, Alexandre, Alexandrea▼, Alexandreana, Alexandrena, Alexandrene, Alexandretta, Alexandria▲, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Alexena, Alexina, Alexsandra, Alissandre, Alixandra, Alixandria, Allejandra, Allejandrina, Allessandra, Allexandra, Allexandrina, Alyxandra, Lisandra, Lissandra, Sandra▼, Xandra and Zandra.
Alejandra is a very prominent first name for females (#797 out of 4276, Top 19%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Alejandra for girls. Alejandra was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #147 in the U.S. in the year 1993, and is presently at #446. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alejandra and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Alejandra (#446 last year) are Alexandra (#92 last year), Alexandria (#211), Alessandra (#299), Sandra (#800), Alexander, Alejandrina and Alexandrea. Adoption of these girl names reached its apex in the year 1992 and is now much less, with the versions Sandra and Alexandrea becoming less in vogue. Alessandra (#299), Alexandria (#211), Alexandra (#92) and Alejandra (#446) are four of the more contemporarily stylish birth names here, and there is also a rekindling in baby name popularity for Alexandra. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)