Alessandra Name Meaning & Origin
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).
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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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.
- Personal experiences with the name Alessandra
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.
Daughter's name but spelled Alissandra
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- Meanings and history of the name Alessandra
italian form of Alexandra
Feminine form of Italian Alessandro, meaning "defender of mankind"
Italian form of ALEXANDRA
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Alessandra Ambrosio, brasilian model
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