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Gender: Male Meaning of Alejandro: "defending men" Origin of Alejandro: Spanish variation of Alexander Alejandro's Popularity in 2017: #194

The name Alejandro is a boy's name of Spanish origin meaning "defending men". Alejandro is ranked #194 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".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Alejandro

Alejandro "Alex" Meraz, American actor
Alejandro Toledo, 48th President of Peru
Alejandro Falla (Ramirez), Colombian tennis player
Alejandro Sanz (born Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro), Spanish singer-songwriter
Alejandro Antonio García Abad, Chilean singer-songwriter
Alejandro Peña (Vásquez), Dominican baseball player
Alejandro Valverde (Belmonte), Spanish racing cyclist
Alejandro Jara, Chilean Deputy Director-General of the World Trade Organization
Alejandro Fernández (Abarca), Mexican pop singer
Kevin Alejandro, American actor
Alejandro Jodrowsky, Chilean film director

Pop Culture References for the name Alejandro

"Alejandro," song by by Lady Gaga
Alejandro Burromuerto, contestant on TV's "Total Drama World Tour"
Alejandro Murrieta aka Zorro, character in film "The Mask of Zorro"
Alejandro "Alex" Fuentes, main character in the Perfect Chemistry series by Simone Elkeles



TechnoKitten Says:


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