Alejandro

Alejandro - A very unique male name



  Oct 24,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alejandro, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #886. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alejandro and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alejandro? 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 Alejandro. The baby boy name Alejandro was given to 2,699 baby boys in 2012, ranking #148 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 608 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alejandro peaked in popularity 16 years ago in 2001 on position 87.



Famous with this name

Kevin Alejandro
Alejandro Perla
Alejandro Tamayo


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Alejandro is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alejandro is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #67 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #625.

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 Alejandro is where you live.


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Alejandro origin and meaning

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

Similar to Alejandro

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

Alexander / Alessandro / Alexandro / Alexzander / Alexandre / Aleksander / Allison / Alexandros / Alexsander / Alexande /

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
2012148
2011130
2010103
2009122
2008105
2007103
200696
200597
200499
2003100
200292
200187
200089
199988
199895
199799
1996108
1995107
1994106
1993104
1992113
1991119
1990126
1989148
1988179
1987175
1986166
1985179
1984190
1983188
1982174
1981169
1980189
1979198
1978204
1977207
1976203
1975214
1974238
1973256
1972277
1971294
1970324
1969354
1968372
1967423
1966418
1965447
1964449
1963470
1962484
1961484
1960529
1959531
1958512
1957500
1956526
1955558
1954533
1953519
1952503
1951504
1950540
1949553
1948512
1947557
1946547
1945548
1944552
1943646
1942662
1941596
1940563
1939648
1938640
1937594
1936619
1935537
1934591
1933558
1932553
1931535
1930537
1929560
1928596
1927578
1926647
1925573
1924682
1923634
1922699
1921660
1920652
1919789
1918840
1917750
1916872
19151106
1914727
1913920
1912886

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico67
Texas70
Florida72
California77
Arizona96
Nevada103
Colorado111
Illinois133
Washington152
New Jersey156
District of Columbia159
Oregon159
Kansas162
Maryland195
New York197
Nebraska198
Iowa200
Virginia219
New Hampshire222
Massachusetts224
Oklahoma225
Georgia228
Connecticut228
Arkansas229
North Carolina250
South Carolina263
Michigan279
Indiana285
Minnesota286
Tennessee315
Idaho319
Utah319
Wisconsin333
Pennsylvania409
Missouri416
Ohio446
Louisiana495
Kentucky509
Alabama625

Even more about Alejandro


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 Alejandro 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alejandro?

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
2001
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Alejandro
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 608
Letter count 9
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +2,699

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