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Gender: F Meaning of Alessia: "defending warrior" Origin of Alessia: Italian variation of Alexis Alessia's Popularity in 2016: #827

Young Canadian pop singer Alessia Cara has given this spicy-sounding name a new lease on life, propelling it 348 places in 2016, into the Top 1000. (It was one of the year's fastest-rising girls' names.) The main risk is that it feels so close to Alexa, Alicia, Alexis and Alyssa-- all becoming overused -- that it could be mistaken for one of those more familiar names.

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Famous People Named Alessia

Alessia Cara, Canadian singer-songwriter
Alessia Marcuzzi, Italian TV personality
Alessia Aureli, Italian ice dancer
Alessia Filippi, Italian swimmer
Alessia Merz, Italian model, and TV personality
Alessia Mosca, Italian MEP
Alessia Maurelli, Italian rhythmic gymnast
Alessia Francesca Saccone-Joly, daughter of YouTube vloggers SacconeJolys

Pop Culture References for the name Alessia

Italian form of Alexia (the feminine form of Alexius). See also Alessio.