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What does Alessandra mean?

Alessandra Pronunciation of Alessandra [alessan-dra] as a girls' name is pronounced al-ess-SAHN-drah. It is of Greek origin. Italian and Spanish form of Alexandra.

Associated with: greek.


Alessandra has 2 variants: Alessa and Alyssandra.

Related girl name: Sandra.

22 more relations via Alexandra: Alandra, Alejanda, Alejandra, Aleksandra, Alesandare, Alesandere, Alessanda, Alessandre, Alessandrina, Alessandrine, Alexanda, Alexandre, Alexandrea, Alexandria, Alexsandra, Alissandre, Alixandra, Allejandra, Allessandra, Allexandra, Alyxandra and Lissandra.

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Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Alessandra?

Alessandra is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3588 out of 4276, Top 84%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#60887 out of 150436, Top 40%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alessandra entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its apex position of #276 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Alessandra (#276 the previous year) are Alexandra (#101 the previous year), Alexandria (#213), Alejandra (#451), Sandra (#831), Alessa (#1630), Aleksandra (#1828), Alexandrea and Alexsandra. Other variants, like Alessandrine, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Alessandra was at its apex in the 1940s (usage of 2.87%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.43%, 85%). Alexandra has been the most prominent, although Alessandra seems to be gaining favor too, while versions like Sandra have become less popular.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Aesara, Alacinda (see Alcinda), Alcinda, Aleana, Aleanor, Alejandrina, Alessia, Alexander, Alexanderia, Alexandreana, Alexandrena, Alexandrene, Alexandretta, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexena, Alexina, Alicinda (see Alcinda), Alisan, Alisann, Alisanne, Alissandrine, Alisson, Alixandria, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Allejandrina, Allexandrina, Allisann (see Alison), Allisanne (see Alison), Allysann (see Alison), Allysanne (see Alison), Alondra, Alseena, Alsina, Alsinia, Alsyna, Alysan, Alysann (see Alison), Alysanne, Casandra, Cassandra, Cassandre, Cassandrea, Cassandry, Cassaundra, Cassondra, Cassundra, Chrysandra, Deandra, Deeandra, Delandra, Eleanora, Jessana, Jessandra, Kasandra, Kassandra, Kassandre, Kassaundra, Kassondra, Keandra, Krisandra, Lasandra, Leandra, Leiandra, Lexandra, Lisandra, Lissandre, Lysandra, Lyssandra, Malyssandre (see Melisande), Melisandra, Melissandre and Wysandra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alessandra.

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