Alessandra - Meaning of Alessandra
In addition, Alessandra is an English, Italian, and Spanish form of Alexandra.
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of the name Alessandra.
The shortenings Al, Alessa (English and Italian), and Sandra (English, Estonian, French, German, Italian, and Spanish), and the familiar forms Alessia (Italian and Spanish), Alley, and Sandy (English) are other variants of the name.
Alessandra is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name has been rising in popularity since the 1980s; prior to that, it was of only infrequent use. At the modest peak of its usage in 2015, 0.059% of baby girls were named Alessandra. It was #276 in rank then. In 2018, it ranked at #324 with a usage of 0.054%, and it was the 2nd most popular after Alexandra, out of all girl names in its family. The name was twice as popular as Alessandra in 2018.
† Pronunciation for Alessandra: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"
A famous person named Alessandra is Model, Alessandra Ambrosio, born 11 April 1981, Erexim, Brazil.