Alessandra name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: Italian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Alessandra ahl-eh-sahn-drah
Meaning: Defender of Men, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Protect and Man, Manly and Protector
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What does Alessandra mean?

Trendy Alessandra is originated from Old Greek language is a baby girl name particulary used in Danish, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish and Finnish, Alessandra means "Defender of Men, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Protect and Man, Manly or Protector".

Also Alessandra is English, Italian and Spanish equivalent of Alexandra. It is celebrated on April 22nd.

How do I pronounce Alessandra?

The proper pronunciation of three syllabled Alessandra is ahl-eh-sahn-drah. The name can also be pronounced as a-lessand-ra or al(e)-ssan-dra.

Variants of Alessandra

Alesandra, Alexandra, Alandra, Lexia, Aleka, Axelia, Allesandra, Allandra, Alejandra, Alondra, Lexie, Alexia, Alice, Alika, Axelle

Names that rhyme with Alessandra

How popular is the name Alessandra?

Alessandra was a popular name in United States. Over 19126 babies have been given the moniker in 69 years. When at its peak in 2015, 1137 girls were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 277th position.

However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 69 years but still going strong on charts. Additionally, the moniker has been in the top 500 baby names 14 times Also, a popular name in Italy with over 31976 new-borns have been given the name since 1999.

At the peak of its usage in 2004, the moniker grabbed the 17th spot and 2643 baby girls were given the name. Additionally, the name has been in the top 50 baby names 17 times

Alessandra is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 800 names.

In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 770 on girl names chart when 42 babies were named Alessandra. There are over 516 babies that have been given the name Alessandra in England and Wales.

Also, in France, it has been in use since 1963 and was able to reach the top 1000 names. In 1994, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 920 on girl names chart when 35 babies were named Alessandra.

There are over 784 babies that have been given the name Alessandra in France. Also, in Switzerland, it has been in use since 1998 and was able to reach the top 200 names.

In 1998, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 154 on girl names chart when 50 babies were named Alessandra. There are over 539 babies that have been given the name Alessandra in Switzerland.

Alessandra is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. In Belgium, it has been in use since 1995 but could not make beyond the top 400. Over 263 people have been named Alessandra in Belgium.

But an extremely popular name in Brazil where every 1 in 600 have the name. According to our estimate, over 660000 babies have been named Alessandra globally.

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Alessandra in Nordic countries

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Numerological aspects of Alessandra

You don't have a lot of friends because of it. When it comes to romance, you prefer to stay single and don't obsess over stupid things such as cheating, jealousy, lack of freedom and all those relationship stuff. You never get too obsessed with a person because you know that everything in life is temporary, especially relationships. You have a strong sense of order. You prefer to follow your intuition rather than follow rules and suggestions.

Other names similar to Alessandra, for would be parents

  •  Denisse - Meaning of Denisse is Dedicated to Dionysos or God of the Vine used for baby girls which is used in Spanish and English is originated from Old Greek
  •  Cosmea - Cosmea's meaning is Jewellery Basket or Flower Name is dominantly used in Greek
  •  Volytte - Meaning of Volytte is Veiled used for girls has its origin in Old Greek. Volytte is derived from Voleta.
  •  Carissa - Meaning of Carissa is Grace or Kindness is used substantially in Norwegian, Finnish and Swedish. Its origin is in Old Greek, Italian and Greek is given to both genders
  •  Helina - Unorthodox Helinas origin is Russian and Old Greek is prevalently used in Swedish, Danish and African and is given to baby girls, meaning of Helina is "Conscious"
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Sibling Names for Alessandra

Alessandra is a beautiful name for a baby girl that originates from Italy. If you are considering this name for your little one, you may be interested in finding sibling names that complement Alessandra's elegance and charm. Here are some suggestions to inspire you.

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Famous people named Alessandra

  • Alessandra Acciai, Italian actress of cinema, theatre and television
  • Alessandra Stanley, American journalist
  • Alessandra Riegler, Italian International Correspondence Chess Grandmaster
  • Alessandra Martines, Italian-French dancer and actress
  • Alessandra Marc, American dramatic soprano
  • Alessandra Cappa, backstroke swimmer from Italy
  • Alessandra Giliani, was thought to be an Italian natural historian
  • Alessandra Mussolini, Italian politician
  • Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model and actress
  • Alessandra De Rossi, Filipina actress and the younger sister of actress Assunta de Rossi
  • Alessandra Torresani, American actress
  • Alessandra Silvestri-Levy, Italo-Brazilian producer and writer
  • Alessandra Ferri, Italian prima ballerina
  • Alessandra Macinghi Strozzi, Florentine Renaissance business and noblewoman
  • Alessandra Sensini, Italian windsurfer
  • Alessandra Rosaldo, actress, singer and dancer from Mexico
  • Alessandra Mirka Gatti, musical artist
  • Alessandra Marquez in Island Paradise as Actress
  • Alessandra Villegas in Más sabe el diablo: El primer golpe as Actress
  • Alessandra Celi in Il mostro as Actress
  • Alessandra Pinkston in Heavenly Fire as Actress
  • Alessandra Grassi in La vita è bella as Actress
  • Alessandra Ramos in The Dawn as Actress
  • Alessandra Panaro in Rocco e i suoi fratelli as Actress
  • Alessandra Fortuna in The Twilight Saga: New Moon as Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
  • Alessandra Aguilar Morán, a Spanish athlete specializing in Marathon and Field through Olympic in Beijing 2008, London 2012 and Rio 2016. Considered one of the best Spanish marathoners of all time.
  • In 2018, Alessandra de Rossi played the role of Jen in comedy, romance flick Through Night and Day.
  • Alessandra Di Sanzo, from 1990 drama movie Ragazzi fuori, who portrayed Mery.
  • Alessandra Grado, from 1990 film Area gialla, who characterized the N.
  • Alessandra Mida characterized the leading character of N in 1984 flick I ragazzi della periferia sud.
  • Alessandra Mortelliti played the significant role of Signora Elisabetta Mangiafico in Patò in 2010 crime and drama film La scomparsa di Patò.
  • In 2007, Alessandra Negrini portrayed the role of Cleópatra in drama, romance film Cleópatra.
  • In 1999, Alessandra Palma played the role of N in flick Speedy Boys.
  • Alessandra Assaf characterized leading character of Wendy in 2013 action and adventure movie Gallagher's Hurricane.
  • In 2013 comedy movie, AmeriQua, Alessandra Mastronardi played Valentina.
  • Alessandra Pozzo characterized the small character of Micca in 2012 drama movie El Shakka.
  • In 2008 comedy, romance movie, La fidanzata di papà, Alessandra Barzaghi played Jenny.


  1. Social Security Administration,
  2. Office for National Statistics,
  3. Central Statistics Office - An Phríomh-Oifig Staidrimh,
  4. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques,
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank,
  6. Istat – Istituto nazionale di statistica,
  7. Office fédéral de la statistique,
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