Alejandra

Alejandra - A very unique female name



  Nov 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alejandra, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #931. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alejandra and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alejandra? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alejandra. The baby girl name Alejandra was given to 744 baby girls in 2012, ranking #396 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,900 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alejandra peaked in popularity 26 years ago in 1993 on position 147.



Famous with this name

Alejandra Müller
Alejandra Espejo
Alejandra Agüero


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Alejandra is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alejandra is currently topping the baby name charts in Nevada at position #138 - and is the least popular in Ohio at position #1,102.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alejandra is where you live.


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Alejandra origin and meaning

Alejandra is a 9 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Alejandra, pop culture references for the name Alejandra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alejandra

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alejandra, sorted by popularity.

Allison / Alexandra / Alison / Alexandria / Allyson / Alyson / Alessandra / Alexandrea / Alexander / Alisson /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012396
2011341
2010278
2009275
2008259
2007254
2006233
2005220
2004208
2003198
2002191
2001192
2000174
1999178
1998158
1997162
1996162
1995159
1994151
1993147
1992150
1991183
1990212
1989295
1988356
1987420
1986414
1985450
1984450
1983402
1982433
1981426
1980446
1979496
1978538
1977597
1976543
1975687
1974752
1973785
1972734
1971921
19701106
19691022
19681247
19671234
19661477
19651343
19641245
19631425
19621408
19611502
19601424
19591608
19581866
19571615
19561562
19551664
19541805
19531865
19521592
19511353
19501482
19491396
19481288
19471350
19461431
19451203
19441181
19421446
19411481
19401349
19391154
19371425
19361239
19351298
19341564
19331105
19321107
19311219
19301225
19291107
19281519
19271554
19261281
19251400
19241315
19231153
19221307
19211526
19201506
19181149
19171194
19161157
19151580
19141229
1911931

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nevada138
Texas188
California192
Idaho290
Florida291
Arizona298
New Jersey313
Oregon320
New Mexico322
Colorado344
Virginia422
Oklahoma466
Wisconsin472
North Carolina474
Illinois484
Washington503
Maryland521
Iowa533
Michigan599
Arkansas618
Georgia643
Kansas678
New York768
Indiana888
Louisiana917
Minnesota935
Massachusetts938
Ohio1102

Even more about Alejandra


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alejandra a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alejandra?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1993
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alejandra
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,900
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +744

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