Popularity:805
Origin:Greek
Meaning:Defender of mankind
Alessandra is a girl’s name of Greek origins, meaning “defender of mankind.” A softened version of Alexandra, Alessandra sports a gorgeous Italian-flavored appeal. The name stems from boy’s name Alexander, linking baby Alessandra to Greece’s most notable military generals. The Alexander family of names is also considered one of the most successful and timeless of Western Civilization. As a member of the ancestry, Alessandra will undoubtedly be a name that sticks around.

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