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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 is the baby names popularity of the name Allegra for girls. (2012 statistics) Compare Allegra with its variant forms and related girl baby names.