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Gender: Female Pronunciation: al-eh-HAHN-dra Meaning of Alejandra: "defending men" Origin of Alejandra: Spanish variation of Alexandra Alejandra's Popularity in 2017: #502

The name Alejandra is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "defending men". Alejandra is ranked #502 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "drop your least favourite w randomly generated names - girls with middles".

From the experts:

Alejandra, the Spanish form of this popular and multivaried name, has fans both in and outside the Latino community. Still, it has lost ground since its peak in the 1990s.

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Famous People Named Alejandra

Alejandra Gabriela Guzmán (Pinal), Mexican pop singer
Alejandra Barros (del Campo), Mexican actress
Alejandra Laura Gulla, Argentine field hockey player
(Silvia) Alejandra Argudo (Intriago), Miss Ecuador 2014
Alejandra Andreu (Santamarta), Miss Spain 2008
(María) Alejandra Villafañe (Osorio), Miss Earth Colombia 2014
(Maria) Alejandra Barrales (Bagdaleno), Mexican politician
Maria Alejandra "Majandra" Delfino, Venezuelan-American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Alejandra

Alexandra, Alejandrina, Alandra


CupcakeGirl13 Says:


and i spelled pronunciation wrong.

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


lol i didnt see the pronounciation was already here

CupcakeGirl13 Says:


pronounced A-le-hon-dra I think, so the J is pronounced as a H.