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Alejandro

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1885 5 0 5
1887 5 0 5
1890 5 0 5
1898 5 0 5
1900 6 0 6
1901 5 0 5
1902 6 0 6
1903 8 0 8
1904 8 0 8
1905 7 0 7
1907 7 0 7
1908 8 0 8
1909 11 0 11
1910 7 0 7
1912 9 0 9
1913 14 0 14
1914 23 0 23
1915 24 0 24
1916 31 0 31
1917 42 0 42
1918 37 0 37
1919 41 0 41
1920 67 0 67
1921 70 0 70
1922 63 0 63
1923 70 0 70
1924 58 0 58
1925 87 0 87
1926 67 0 67
1927 88 0 88
1928 79 0 79
1929 83 0 83
1930 102 0 102
1931 89 0 89
1932 88 5 83
1933 81 0 81
1934 77 0 77
1935 81 0 81
1936 62 0 62
1937 75 0 75
1938 60 0 60
1939 64 0 64
1940 86 0 86
1941 72 0 72
1942 60 0 60
1943 69 0 69
1944 94 0 94
1945 87 0 87
1946 105 0 105
1947 118 0 118
1948 133 0 133
1949 118 0 118
1950 118 0 118
1951 148 0 148
1952 175 0 175
1953 153 0 153
1954 160 0 160
1955 156 0 156
1956 178 0 178
1957 213 0 213
1958 207 0 207
1959 208 0 208
1960 204 0 204
1961 247 0 247
1962 245 0 245
1963 262 0 262
1964 298 0 298
1965 283 0 283
1966 312 0 312
1967 310 0 310
1968 426 5 421
1969 522 5 517
1970 588 0 588
1971 689 8 681
1972 701 0 701
1973 772 11 761
1974 878 9 869
1975 1,032 6 1,026
1976 1,086 13 1,073
1977 1,094 9 1,085
1978 1,118 11 1,107
1979 1,253 14 1,239
1980 1,325 24 1,301
1981 1,496 11 1,485
1982 1,519 24 1,495
1983 1,359 25 1,334
1984 1,335 19 1,316
1985 1,480 21 1,459
1986 1,653 24 1,629
1987 1,600 17 1,583
1988 1,630 26 1,604
1989 2,114 32 2,082
1990 2,675 38 2,637
1991 2,811 25 2,786
1992 3,236 61 3,175
1993 3,581 49 3,532
1994 3,504 37 3,467
1995 3,561 34 3,527
1996 3,707 31 3,676
1997 4,027 30 3,997 #99 boy name
1998 4,070 27 4,043 #95 boy name
1999 4,336 18 4,318 #88 boy name
2000 4,539 30 4,509 #89 boy name
2001 4,574 20 4,554 #88 boy name
2002 4,373 19 4,354 #92 boy name
2003 4,335 20 4,315 #100 boy name
2004 4,464 14 4,450 #99 boy name
2005 4,489 11 4,478 #97 boy name
2006 4,559 12 4,547 #96 boy name
2007 4,291 13 4,278
2008 4,173 8 4,165
2009 3,444 6 3,438
2010 3,717 8 3,709
2011 3,090 5 3,085
2012 2,729 5 2,724
2013 2,465 0 2,465
2014 2,606 6 2,600
2015 2,303 0 2,303

Want to know about the popularity of the Alejandro baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 127,973 babies born with the name Alejandro in the United States. That's more than enough Alejandros to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1885 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alejandro" was in 2001 with a total of 4,554 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alejandros)

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alejandro" ranks #98 in popularity as a baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, 552 babies in California have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of 2,303 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alejandro" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alejandro as well as things modernly associated with the name Alejandro such as celebrities named Alejandro.

Origin and Meaning of Alejandro

The name "Alejandro" is of Spanish origin, and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Alejandro Sanz

Alejandro Sanz is a singer and songwriter specializing in latin pop music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Alejandro was born in 1968 as Alejandro Sanchez Pizarro.

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Alejandro González Iñárritu

Alejandro González Iñárritu is a film director, screenwriter, film producer, and composer with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Alejandro was born in 1963 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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Álex Ubago

Álex Ubago is a singer-songwriter specializing in pop music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Álex was born in 1981 as Alejandro Martinez de Ubago Rodriguez in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Alava, Spain.

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Alejandro Camacho

Alejandro Camacho is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1980 to present. Alejandro was born in 1954 as Alejandro Camacho Pastrana in Mexico City, D.F., Mexico.

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Al Jourgensen

Al Jourgensen is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and writer specializing in industrial metal, industrial rock, thrash metal, and new wave music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1978 to present. Al was born in 1958 as Alejandro Ramirez Casas in Havana, Cuba.

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Alejandro Amenábar

Alejandro Amenábar is a film director, screen play writer and composer. Alejandro was born in 1972 as Alejandro Fernando Amenabar Cantos in Santiago, Chile.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Alejandro

Alejandro Bedoya
Alejandro De Aza
Alejandro Escovedo
Alejandro Garcia Padilla
Alejandro González Iñárritu
Alejandro Mayorkas
Alejandro Jodorowsky
Alejandro Fernandez

Alternative Meanings

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

J is for jewel, the sparkle in your eye.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

Your name in reverse order is "Ordnajela". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Jarnelaod". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Alejandro born Oct 8, 1975

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Africa approximately on 1025. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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