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What does Lissandra mean?

Lissandra Pronunciation of Lissandra [lis-san-dra] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Lissandra is "man's defender". Lissandra is an alternate spelling of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variation of Alexander. Lissandra is also a derivative of Lisandra. Lissandra is also used as a variation of Lysandra (Greek). See also Lissa.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Lissandra has 6 variants: Lisandrina, Lisandrine, Lissandrina, Lissandrine, Lizandra and Lyssandra.

3 more related forms via Alexandra, Lisandra, Lysandra: Alessandra, Alissandre and Lissandre.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Lissandra Rochel (L.R.), ..

How popular is Lissandra?

Lissandra is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Lissandra is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alessandra (#276 last year), Alexandra (#101) and Lissa are the prominent alternative forms of Lissandra (not ranked). Other forms, like Lissandrine, are uncommon. These relations of Lissandra were at the top of their popularity 2 decades ago (average #939) and have become much less conventional since (#792, 66.8% less usage), with the form Alexandra becoming less in vogue. Alexandra is more widely used than the rest, although Alessandra appears to be getting popular too. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alessandra, Alexandra, Lissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Lissandra is alike in pronunciation to Lasandra. Other recommended names are Alyssandra, Casandra, Cassandra, Cassandre, Cassandrea, Cassandry, Cassanndra (see Cassandra), Cassaundra, Cassondra, Cassundra, Diandra, Jessandra, Kasandra, Kassandra, Kassandre, Kassaundra, Kassondra, Kiandra, Krisandra, Lakendra, Landra, Laquanda, Lashanda, Lashawnda, Leandra, Leiandra, Lexandra, Roshandra, Tiandra and Wysandra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lissandra.

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