Spanish variation of Alexander
"defending men"

Alejandro Origin and Meaning

The name Alejandro is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "defending men".

Softer and smoother than Alexander, this classic Spanish name for boys has made a seamless transition to this culture. Adding to its current impact: the Lady Gaga song Alejandro .

# 201 in the US

Alejandro Rank in US Top 1000

# 1111 on Nameberry

Alejandro Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Alejandro Popularity

Famous People Named Alejandro

  • Alejandro "Alex" MerazAmerican actor
  • Alejandro Toledo48th President of Peru
  • Alejandro Falla (Ramirez)Colombian tennis player
  • Alejandro Sanz (born Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro)Spanish singer,songwriter
  • Alejandro Antonio García AbadChilean singer,songwriter
  • Alejandro Peña (Vásquez)Dominican baseball player
  • Alejandro Valverde (Belmonte)Spanish racing cyclist
  • Alejandro JaraChilean Deputy Director,General of the World Trade Organization
  • Alejandro Fernández (Abarca)Mexican pop singer
  • Kevin AlejandroAmerican actor
  • Alejandro JodrowskyChilean film director

Alejandro in Pop Culture

  • "Alejandro" song by by Lady Gaga
  • Alejandro Burromuertocontestant on TV's "Total Drama World Tour"
  • Alejandro Murrieta aka Zorrocharacter in film "The Mask of Zorro"
  • Alejandro "Alex" Fuentesmain character in the Perfect Chemistry series by Simone Elkeles