Alessandro

First Name
8k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
853
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys
First
Last
On This Page
Top Celebrities That Influenced Baby Names
Can you guess who ranks #1? Click each list to find out

How to Pronounce Alessandro

  • Automated Male (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • Automated Female (English)
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
  • User from Massachusetts, United States
    Is this an accurate pronunciation?
How difficult is it to pronounce Alessandro?

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alessandro mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alessandro

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

Wiktionary

From Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος (Aléxandros).

  1. A male given name, the Italian equivalent of Alexander.

Notable Persons Named Alessandro

Sandro Botticelli was an artist in the field of painting. Sandro was given the name Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi on April 20th, 1446 in Florence, Republic of Florence,. He died on May 17th, 1510.

Popularity:

Alessandro Del Piero is a soccer player for the Calcio Padova, Juventus F.C., Sydney FC, Delhi Dynamos FC, Italy national under-17 football team, Italy national under-18 football team, and Italy national under-21 football team. Alessandro was born on November 9th, 1974 in Conegliano, Italy.

Popularity:

Alessandro Volta was a scientist in the fields of physics and chemistry. Alessandro was born on February 18th, 1745 in Como. He died on March 5th, 1827.

Popularity:

Alesso is a progressive house and electro house musician. His ongoing career started in 2010. Alesso was given the name Alessandro Lindblad on July 7th, 1991 in Stockholm.

Popularity:

Alessandro Nivola is an actor. He was most prominent from 1995 to present. Alessandro was given the name Alessandro Antine Nivola on June 28th, 1972 in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Alessandro is also known as Sandro.

Popularity:

Alessandro Nesta is a soccer player for the Miami FC, S.S. Lazio, A.C. Milan, Montreal Impact, Chennaiyin FC, Italy national under-21 football team, and Italy national football team. Alessandro was born on March 19th, 1976 in Rome, Italy.

Popularity:

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alessandro

Carlo Alessandro is royalty. He holds the title Duke of Castel Duino. He was most prominent from 1986 to present. Carlo was born as the child of Raimundo, 2nd Duke of Castel Duino, Princess Eugénie of Greece, and Denmark on February 10th, 1952 in Neuilly-sur-Seine, Île-de-France, France.

Popularity:

Friar was born on April 21st, 1978 in Assisi.

Popularity:

Alessandro is a soccer player for the Clube Esportivo Aimoré, Pedrabranca Futebol Clube, Fluminense FC, Grêmio Foot-Ball Porto Alegrense, CR Vasco da Gama, and Clube Náutico Capibaribe. Alessandro was born on March 30th, 1988 in Cascavel.

Popularity:

Alessio Alessandro is a soccer player for the K. Patro Eisden Maasmechelen, K.R.C. Genk, MVV Maastricht, and Belgium national under-17 football team. Alessio was born on April 19th, 1996 in Genk, Belgium.

Popularity:

Victor was born on November 27th, 1915. He passed away on November 27th, 1976.

Popularity:

Joseph was born on November 30th, 1944 in Paola, Malta.

Popularity:

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

Click Here to Show Chart Data
Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1933 5 0 5
1948 5 0 5
1953 6 0 6
1954 6 0 6
1957 7 0 7
1958 12 0 12
1959 7 0 7
1960 7 0 7
1961 8 0 8
1962 13 0 13
1963 13 0 13
1964 9 0 9
1965 16 0 16
1966 17 0 17
1967 18 0 18
1968 19 0 19
1969 15 0 15
1970 23 0 23
1971 26 0 26
1972 20 0 20
1973 27 0 27
1974 27 0 27
1975 27 0 27
1976 28 0 28
1977 29 0 29
1978 28 0 28
1979 34 0 34
1980 34 0 34
1981 35 0 35
1982 29 0 29
1983 38 0 38
1984 45 0 45
1985 51 0 51
1986 53 0 53
1987 56 0 56
1988 62 0 62
1989 88 0 88
1990 74 0 74
1991 80 0 80
1992 88 0 88
1993 86 0 86
1994 110 0 110
1995 90 0 90
1996 112 0 112
1997 108 0 108
1998 163 0 163
1999 169 0 169
2000 161 0 161
2001 159 0 159
2002 248 0 248
2003 263 0 263
2004 299 0 299
2005 314 0 314
2006 385 0 385
2007 326 0 326
2008 396 0 396
2009 379 0 379
2010 351 0 351
2011 364 0 364
2012 342 0 342
2013 389 0 389
2014 422 0 422
2015 370 0 370
2016 364 0 364

Explain the Trends

Do you know what increased the popularity of Alessandro or caused it to decline? Let us know below

Where is the name Alessandro popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Alessandro as a first name

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alessandro as a first name in each of the states. See other popular names in Florida, Nevada, or California.

Popularity of Alessandro as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Alessandro as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in New York, Rhode Island, or Massachusetts.

Common last names for Alessandro

  • Damico

Common first names for Alessandro

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alessandro U.S.
  White 91.68% 64.26%
  African American 0.94% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.99% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.69% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alessandro

People with the last name Alessandro are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Alessandro

  • How Popular is the name Alessandro? Alessandro is the 2,905th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alessandro was the 28,065th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alessandro have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,555 babies born with the first name Alessandro in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alessandro to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alessandro? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1933 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alessandro first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alessandro is Saturday, August 26th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Alessandro born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alessandro was in 2014 with a total of 422 babies.
  • Random Alessandro Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alessandro is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Alessandro: Your name in reverse order is Ordnassela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Oedrslasna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alessandro? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 853 people with the last name Alessandro.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alessandro? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alessandro as their last name since less than 1 person in 345k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

What Alessandros Have Visited This Page?

Name poster for Alessandro

Name poster for Alessandro(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

All Name Lists

  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.