Alejandra Name Meaning & Origin

Alejandra

Pronunciation: ah-lay-KHAHN-drah (key)

Origin of the name Alejandra:

Derived from the Greek Alexandros, a male compound name composed of the elements alexein (to defend, to help) and andros (man).

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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Nicknames for Alejandra

Ale, Alex, Jani, Sandra, Alondra, Allie, Alej, AC, boo

Meanings and history of the name Alejandra

defender, protector

Feminine form of the Spanish Alejandro, meaning "defender of mankind"

Spanish form of ALEXANDRA

Famous real-life people named Alejandra

Alejandra Guzman, Mexican actress and singer.
Alejandra Orozco, Olympic silver medalist in diving (2012)

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