Alessandro Name Meaning and Origin

Alessandro is a Boy name. The name is originated from ‘Italian’ origin. The baby name Alessandro means “Defender Of Men”.


Alessandro Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Italian”



Alessandro is a Boy name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “ahl + e + SAHN + dro”


Alessandro Name Meaning:

Alessandro is an Italian variant of Alexander. The name Alexander is a general European name, derived from the Old Greek name ‘Alexandros’, itself derived from the words ‘alexein’, which means ‘to ward off or to defend’, and ‘andros or aner’, which means ‘man’. In other words, it is a name which signifies strength or protection. It means defender, helper, guardian of people.



It is a Christian baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Alessio, Sandro


Famous people with this name:

Alessandro di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi, birth name of Sandro Botticelli, Italian Renaissance painter;

Alessandro “Sandro” Pertini, 7th President of Italy;

Alessandro “Sandro” Mazzola, Italian footballer;

Alessandro Del Piero, Italian footballer;

Alessandro Nesta, Italian footballer;

Alessandro “Billy” Costacurta, Italian footballer;

Alessandro Matri, Italian footballer;

Alessandro di Cagliostro aka Giuseppe Balsamo, Italian adventurer and magician;

Alessandro Farnese, Italian cardinal, diplomat and art patron;

Alessandro Diamanti, Italian footballer;

Giancarlo Giuseppe Alessandro Esposito, American actor




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