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Gender: Female Meaning of Alessandra: "defending men" Origin of Alessandra: Italian and Spanish variation of Alexandra Alessandra's Popularity in 2017: #313

The name Alessandra is a girl's name meaning "defending men". Alessandra is ranked #313 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Supermodel Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Favourite Names in the last signature".

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Famous People Named Alessandra

Alessandra Ambrosio, Brazilian model and Victoria's Secret Angel
Alessandra Torresani, American actress
Alessandra De Rossi, actress
Alessandra Cappa, swimmer
Alessandra Ferri, Italian ballerina
Alessandra Garcia-Lorido, daughter of Andy Garcia

Pop Culture References for the name Alessandra

Alessandra, minor character on Gossip Girl
Alessandra Cullen, from the movie "The Devil's Advocate"
Alessandra Castronovo, member of Team Adam on season 7 of "The Voice"