Alejandra

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alejandra

"Alejandra" is a name of Spanish origin, and it means "Defender Of The People". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A female given name, cognate to Alexandra.

Notable Persons Named Alejandra

Alejandra Sanchez Barraro is a singer-songwriter, musician, and actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1989 to present. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Sanchez Barrero on September 11th, 1971 in Mexico City.

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Alejandra Guzmán is a pop music, pop rock, and rock en español musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Gabriela Guzmán Pinal on February 9th, 1968 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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She holds the title Nuestra Belleza Mexico 2006(4th Runner-up), Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007(Winner), Nuestra Belleza México 2006, and Nuestra Belleza Latina 2007. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Espinoza Cruz on March 27th, 1987 in Tijuana.

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Alejandra Barros is an actress. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Barros del Campo on August 11th, 1971 in Mexico City.

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Alejandra Lazcano is an actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1996. Alejandra was given the name Alejandra Moreno Lazcano on December 31st, 1984 in Mexico City.

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Alejandra Bogue is an actress and tv host. Alejandra was given the name Roberto Bogue Gómez in 1965 in Mexico City.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alejandra

Mayra Alejandra was an actress and actor. Her career lasted from 1975 to 2010. Mayra was given the name Mayra Alejandra Rodríguez Lezama on May 7th, 1955 in Caracas. She passed away on April 17th, 2014.

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How popular is the baby name Alejandra in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 6 6 0
1910 5 5 0
1911 6 6 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 8 8 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 12 12 0
1918 21 21 0
1919 5 5 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 11 11 0
1922 18 18 0
1923 20 20 0
1924 18 18 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 22 22 0
1927 12 12 0
1928 14 14 0
1929 20 20 0
1930 18 18 0
1931 15 15 0
1932 18 18 0
1933 17 17 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 13 13 0
1936 14 14 0
1937 7 7 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 16 16 0
1940 12 12 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 11 11 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 20 20 0
1945 20 20 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 19 19 0
1948 28 28 0
1949 17 17 0
1950 15 15 0
1951 22 22 0
1952 15 15 0
1953 9 9 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 20 20 0
1956 18 18 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 19 19 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 26 26 0
1962 36 36 0
1963 31 31 0
1964 48 48 0
1965 39 39 0
1966 30 30 0
1967 45 45 0
1968 49 49 0
1969 77 77 0
1970 77 77 0
1971 112 112 0
1972 167 161 6
1973 139 139 0
1974 165 158 7
1975 183 183 0
1976 293 293 0
1977 259 259 0
1978 297 297 0
1979 396 390 6
1980 474 463 11
1981 498 483 15
1982 504 489 15
1983 557 534 23
1984 464 454 10
1985 495 478 17
1986 548 525 23
1987 543 526 17
1988 719 699 20
1989 912 894 18
1990 1,407 1,376 31
1991 1,672 1,640 32
1992 2,079 2,042 37
1993 2,157 2,125 32
1994 2,221 2,185 36
1995 2,026 2,000 26
1996 1,969 1,955 14
1997 1,928 1,904 24
1998 2,035 2,020 15
1999 1,767 1,753 14
2000 1,870 1,860 10
2001 1,733 1,716 17
2002 1,693 1,693 0
2003 1,678 1,667 11
2004 1,640 1,629 11
2005 1,592 1,583 9
2006 1,493 1,487 6
2007 1,378 1,373 5
2008 1,329 1,329 0
2009 1,199 1,199 0
2010 1,188 1,188 0
2011 928 928 0
2012 785 785 0
2013 723 723 0
2014 723 716 7
2015 701 701 0
2016 717 717 0

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Popularity of Alejandra as a first name

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Common last names for Alejandra

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Fun Facts about the name Alejandra

  • How Popular is the name Alejandra? Alejandra is the 995th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alejandra have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 49,541 babies born with the first name Alejandra in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alejandra to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alejandra? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Alejandra first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alejandra is Sunday, July 2nd, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Alejandra born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alejandra was in 1994 with a total of 2,185 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alejandra!
  • Random Alejandra Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alejandra ranks 89th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 363 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Alejandra: Your name in reverse order is Ardnajela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aranldjae. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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