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pinWhat does Alessandro mean?

Alessandro /aless-an-dro/ [4 sylls.] as a name for boys. Alessandro's root is Greek, and the name Alessandro means "man's defender, warrior". Alessandro is an Italian form of Alexander (Greek).


Alessandro has 2 variants: Alesandro and Alessandri.

Alessandro has 15 more alternative forms via Alexander: Alejandro, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Aleksandr, Aleksanteri, Alessandre, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alisander, Alissander, Alissandre, Alixandre, Alsandare and Alyksandr.

Kreatif forms: Alessandio, Alisandro. [more]

pinHow popular is Alessandro?

Alessandro is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#28489 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Alessandro for boys. Alessandro was first listed in 1998 and reached its top rank of #616 in the U.S. in 2006, and is currently at #623. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alessandro name in U.S.

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

Prominent variation forms of Alessandro (#623 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Alexander (#8 last year), Alejandro (#157), Alexandro and Alexandre. Forms like Aleksander are uncommon. Usage of these boy names was at its apex in the year 2004 (usage of 0.4962%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.4424%, 10.8% less), with the form Alexandro becoming less in vogue. Alessandro (#623), Alexander (#8) and Alejandro (#157) are three of the more fashionable birth names in this compilation, with Alexander going through a resurgence in usage. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alessandro and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alessandro, Alejandro, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro in U.S.

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