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Name Alessandro

Meaning:he who wards off (other) men, defender of menTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:Italian
Short forms:Sandro
US 2015 rank:#680     ... 678:Hezekiah, 679:Lee, 680:Alessandro, 681:Makai, 682:Rex ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Alesandro, Alessandra, Aleandro, Alejandro, Aleksandr, Aleksandra, Aleksandra, Aleksandrs, Alexandro     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Alessandro

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 2015,  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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France 2002 410
ItalyGraph2015 2,  2014 2,  2013 2,  2012 2,  2011 2,  2010 2,  2009 2,  2008 2,  2007 2,  2006 2,  2005 2,  2004 2
MaltaGraph2014 9,  2013 82012 11
Switzerland 1997 43
Switzerland/GermanGraph2015 87,  2014 83,  2013 77,  2005 49,  2001 43,  2000 43
USA yearlyGraph2015 680,  2014 623,  2013 630,  2012 687,  2011 638,  2010 674,  2009 652,  2008 622,  2007 709,  2006 6162005 670,  2004 676,  2003 710,  2002 712,  2001 964,  2000 938,  1999 888,  1998 892
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