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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.

Allegra is also pronounced similarly to Alegrya and Allegria.

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Popularity of Allegra

Allegra is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2596 out of 4276) and also a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#66094 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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

Top 1000 ranking of Allegra name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Allegra outside U.S.