The name Allegra is a girl's name of Italian origin meaning "joyous". Allegra and is often added to lists like Baby Names That Mean Happy and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rate the Previous Signature!".
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. Allegra is one of the most distinctive yet accessible girl names starting with A.
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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