"A" Girl Names, Italian

Alessandra Meaning and Origin

Alessandra is a girl’s name meaning “defender of men” and is of Italian origin. Alessandra is a feminine given name of Italian origin. It is derived from the Greek name Alexandra, which means “defender of mankind” or “protector of humanity.” Alessandra is a popular name in Italy and other Italian-speaking regions, as well as among people of Italian descent. The name Alessandra has a sophisticated and elegant sound, and it has gained popularity in many countries beyond Italy. It offers a variety of nickname options, including Alessa, Ale, Alie, and Sandra.

Names similar to Alessandra:

  • Isabella
  • Valentina
  • Gabriella
  • Arabella
  • Seraphina
  • Francesca
  • Rosalinda
  • Giovanna
  • Celestina
  • Antonella


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