Alessandra

Alessandra - A very unique female name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alessandra, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1960 on position #1999. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alessandra and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alessandra? 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 Alessandra. The baby girl name Alessandra was given to 880 baby girls in 2012, ranking #348 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,606 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alessandra peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 348.



Famous with this name

Alessandra Ambrosio
Alessandra Roca
Alessandra Torresani


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Alessandra is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alessandra is currently topping the baby name charts in Rhode Island at position #149 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #824.

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 Alessandra is where you live.


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Alessandra origin and meaning

Alessandra is a 10 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Alessandra, pop culture references for the name Alessandra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alessandra

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

Allison / Alexandra / Alison / Alexandria / Alejandra / Allyson / Alyson / 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
2012348
2011405
2010393
2009476
2008414
2007382
2006366
2005456
2004505
2003596
2002649
2001698
2000690
1999709
1998731
1997740
1996769
1995789
1994844
1993899
1992818
1991845
1990838
1989854
1988807
1987900
19861030
19851183
19841209
19831683
19821879
19812087
19801814
19791752
19782110
19772938
19762420
19752185
19741991
19731533
19721902
19711821
19702065
19692042
19681644
19671931
19662298
19652114
19642317
19601999

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Rhode Island149
Arizona163
New Jersey173
Texas184
California203
Connecticut211
Florida237
New York246
Illinois341
Massachusetts355
New Mexico380
Oregon398
Michigan406
Wisconsin414
Maryland483
Arkansas516
Washington539
Pennsylvania557
Ohio565
Colorado579
Nevada581
Georgia644
Virginia671
Minnesota711
North Carolina715
Tennessee721
Missouri721
Utah820
Alabama824

Even more about Alessandra


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 Alessandra 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 Alessandra?

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
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alessandra
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,606
Letter count 10
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1960
2012 births +880

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