Alessandra: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alessandra | Girls
Origin of the name Alessandra:
Derived from the Greek Alexandros, a male compound name composed of the elements alexein (to defend, to help) and andros (man).
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- Comments and insights on the name Alessandra: | Edit
My daughter's name is Alessandra. We get so many compliments and I'm really glad we chose such a beautiful, timeless name. We selected it for it's Italian roots and sophisticated sound. I will say, it's misspelled often. We've opted to nickname her after her middle name, Bella, rather than from her first name. All in all, I think it's lovely.
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It is a beautiful name. Not like Alexandra but the S makes it sound more feminine.
my best friend of 10 years is named Alessandra. pretty name but she hates how people never know how to spell it or pronounce it.
- Nicknames for Alessandra: | Edit
Ale, Le, Sandra, Allie
- Meanings and history of the name Alessandra: | Edit
italian, portuguese, or spanish form of Alexandra
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Alessandra Ambrosio, brasilian model
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Global Popularity of the Name Alessandra
- #17 in Italy
- #407 in United States