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Name Alessandra

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About the name Alessandra in particular

Gender:female
Languages of use:Italian
Short forms:Alessa, Sandra
US 2015 rank:#276     ... 274:Journey, 275:Adelynn, 276:Alessandra, 277:Kenzie, 278:Miranda ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Aleksandra, Aleksandra, Alessandro, Alejandra, Aleksandr, Aleksandrs, Alesandro, Alexandra     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Alessandra

Meaning/translation, female:defender of men
Meaning/translation, male:he who wards off (other) men, defender of men
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:famous as the name of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (356 to 323 BC)
 until now there were 8 popes with this name
Words:alexein = to ward off, to defend  Old Greek
 aner = the man  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology, Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Alexander Germany 1997,  1:Alejandro Spain 2011,  1:Aleksandar Macedonia 2011,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2014,  2:Sander Norway 1998,  2:Alexandru Romania 2009,  2:Alesia Albania 2012
Somehow related to:Alexis/Alexis, Alistair
Name variants:Alejandra, Aleksandra, Aleksandra, Alena, Alesia, Alessa, Alessandra, Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Alexane, Alexiane, Alja, Alondra, Lexi, Lexie, Sandra, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sandy, Sanja, Alasdair, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Aleks, Aleksa, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Aleksandr, Aleksandrs, Aleksej, Aleksio, Alesandro, Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alexandru, Alexzander, Alix, Leka, Lex, Olek, Sander, S├índor, Sandro, Sandy, Santeri, Skender, Xander, Zander   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
ItalyGraph2014 47,  2007 28,  2006 22,  2005 17,  2004 17
Switzerland 1997 110
USA decades 1990-1999 845
USA yearlyGraph2015 2762014 299,  2013 299,  2012 347,  2011 397,  2010 383,  2009 473,  2008 408,  2007 384,  2006 361,  2005 458,  2004 509,  2003 595,  2002 643,  2001 709,  2000 672,  1999 725,  1998 760,  1997 769,  1996 786,  1995 791,  1994 852,  1993 949
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