The name Allegra is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "joyous". Allegra and is often added to lists like Unique Vintage Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".
From the experts:
In music, the term allegro means "quickly, lively tempo," which makes this still-unusual and quintessential ballet dancer's name all the more appealing.
One of the most creative sounding of names, Allegra has been associated with the American prima ballerina Allegra Kent, and has been chosen as a first or middle name for their daughters by poets George Gordon, Lord Byron and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, as well as by R. Buckminster Fuller and Donatella Versace. Caveat: There is that current connection to the allergy medication.
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