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Gender: Male Meaning of Alejandro: "defending men" Origin of Alejandro: Spanish variation of Alexander Alejandro's Popularity in 2018: #208

The name Alejandro is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "defending men". Alejandro is ranked #208 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Cool Names with a Strong O and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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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 .

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TechnoKitten Says:


Reminds me of that Lady Gaga song,otherwise handsome name.