Alejandra: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Alejandra

This name is the feminine form of Alejandro and the Spanish form of Alexandra and means “defender of mankind.” You may have a future activist on your hands with this one, or at least a little girl who will stand up for her friends on the playground.

Nicknames:

Alex, Alondra, Allie, Ally.

Famous people named Alejandra:

Mexican singer-songwriter Alejandra Guzmán; actresses Alejandra Gutierrez, Alejandra Fosalba, Alejandra Da Passano, and Alejandra Echeverría; Olympic diver Alejandra Orozco.

Fun fact:

This name has been around since the 1960s and peaked in popularity in the 1980s.

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