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Gender: Male Meaning of Alessio: "defender" Origin of Alessio: Italian variation of Alexis

The name Alessio is a boy's name of Italian origin meaning "defender". Alessio and is often added to lists like Cool Boy Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

Alessio, simpler than the related Alessandro, would be a welcome settler here.

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Famous People Named Alessio

Alessio Cerci, Italian footballer
Alessio Romagnoli, Italian footballer
Alessio Sakara, Italian mixed martial artist
Alessio Tacchinardi, Italian footballer
Alessio Bax, Italian pianist

Pop Culture References for the name Alessio

Alessio 'Les' Saldana, character from the novel Assassin's Heart