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Alesta

What does Alesta mean?

Alesta Pronunciation of Alesta [ales-ta] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alesta is "man's defender". Scottish Gaelic variant of Alexandra.

Associated with: greek, defender, scottish, gaelic.

Variations

19 relations via Alexandra: Aleka, Aleki, Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexea, Alexena, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Alexina, Alexis, Alista, Alla, Allessa, Allexa, Cesya, Elena and Lesya.

Creative forms:
(female) Aleste, ..

(male) Alesar, Alesme, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alesta Yoselin (A.Y.), ..

How popular is Alesta?

Alesta is an uncommonly occurring given name for women and an equally uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Popular related forms of Alesta (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Alessia (#1176 from recent data), Alex (#1290), Alexa (#32), Alexandra (#101), Alexi, Alexia (#318), Alexie, Alexina, Alexis (#86), Alla and Elena (#106). Other forms, like Lesya, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Alesta was at its most widespread 16 years ago (median #944) and is now much reduced (#1009, down 53%), with forms such as Alexandra becoming less stylish. Alexa and Elena are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexia, Alexie, Alexina, Alexis, Alla, Elena in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexis, Elena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeesha, Aesha, Aiesha, Alastair, Alberta, Alea, Aleana, Alecia, Alectra, Aleda, Aleea, Aleena, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Alegra, Aleida, Aleisha, Alena, Alenka, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Alessa, Alessi, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Aletia, Aletta, Alette, Aleyna, Alisa, Alisha, Alisia, Alissa, Alita, Alletta, Allta, Almeta, Almita, Alta, Alverta, Alvita, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa, Aneeta, Anessa, Aneta, Anetta, Areta, Aretta, Arista, Arleta, Arletta, Asta, Ayesha, Calesta, Celesta, Cleta, Elesha, Eletta, Fiesta, Kalesta, Nesta, Olesia, Oleta, Oletta, Questa, Silesta and Vesta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alesta.

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