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Pronunciation

ælɛsændrə

Origin

Italian

Meaning

Alessandra is one of those timeless Italian names with huge crossover appeal, along with Mia and Sienna. The name varies depending on the language, like Alejandra in Spanish or Aleksandra in Slavic languages. If you’re thinking of something shorter, contracted versions like Alessia and Sandra are equally precious!

Rank in the year 2015

Alessandra was ranked #588 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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