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What does Allessandra mean?

Allessandra Pronunciation of Allessandra [al-lessan-dra] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Allessandra is "man's defender". Allessandra is an alternate form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variant of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender.


10 relations via Alexandra: Alejandra, Aleksandra, Alessanda, Alessandra, Alessandre, Alessandrina, Alexsandra, Alissandre, Allejandra and Allexandra.

Creative forms:
(female) Arlessandra, ..

(male) Allessantair, ..

Middle name pairings:
Allessandra Destiny (A.D.), ..

How popular is Allessandra?

Allessandra is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Allessandra is also an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Allessandra (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Alejandra (#451 in recent rankings), Aleksandra (#1828), Alessandra (#276), Alexandra (#101) and Alexsandra. Other forms, like Alessanda, are uncommon. These relations of Allessandra were popular in 1993 (average #1001) and have become significantly less widespread since (#931, down 64%), with versions like Alexandra becoming less stylish. Alexandra has historically been preferred by parents, although Alessandra seems to be gaining popularity too. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Allessandra is alike in pronunciation to Alyssandra. Other suggested similar names are Alandra, Alejanda, Alejandrina, Alesandare (see Alexandra), Alesandere, Alessandrine, Alexanda, Alexander, Alexanderia, Alexandre, Alexandrea, Alexandrena, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexanna, Alissandrine, Alixandra, Alixandria, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Allejandrina, Allessa, Allexandrina, Allexina, Allisann (see Alison), Allisanne (see Alison), Allisson, Allysann (see Alison), Allysanne (see Alison), Allysson, Alyxandra, Cassandra, Elleanora, Jessandra, Kassandra, Lissandra, Lyssandra, Malyssandre (see Melisande), Melisandra, Melissandre and Melyssandre (see Melisande). These names tend to be more frequently used than Allessandra.

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