[ 4 syll. a-le-jan-dro, al-ejand-ro ] The baby boy name Alejandro is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as aeLLey-HHAANDRow †. Alejandro is an English and Spanish name of Old Greek origin.
In addition, Alejandro is a variant (English and Spanish) of the name Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).
The name Alejandra (English and Spanish) is the female version of Alejandro.
Alejandro is popular as a baby name for boys. The name's popularity jumped from the 1910s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.221% of baby boys being given the name Alejandro. Its ranking then was #87. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity. In 2018, its usage was 0.098% and its ranking #208. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Alejandro, Alexander was the most popular. In 2018, its use outnumbered Alejandro's by 6 times. Alejandro has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.
A baby name that sounds like Alejandro is the name Alejandra.
† Pronunciation for Alejandro: AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"