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Allegra meaning and name origin

Allegra \a-lleg-ra, all(e)-gra\ as a girl's name is pronounced ah-LAY-grah. It is of Italian origin, and the meaning of Allegra is "gay and jaunty". The musical term "allegro" means "quickly, with a happy air". May have been originally coined as the name of Byron's illegitimate daughter in the 19th century. Ballerina Allegra Kent.

Allegra has 6 variant forms: Alegra, Alegria, Allegretta, Allie, Legra and Leggra.

Baby names that sound like Allegra are Allegria and Alegrya.

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Popularity of Allegra

Allegra is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2596 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#66094 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Allegra compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Allegra only.

Popularity of name Allegra
Popularity of Allegra