Alessandro

Gender:boy

Meaning:defender of man

Origin:Italian

Pronunciation:al-les-SAHN-dro

Variations:Alexander, Alejandro

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Alessandro could be seen as a masculine form of the feminine Italian name Alessandra or as a continental variant of the masculine name Alexander. Either way, both are interconnected. The meaning of all these names is “defender of man”. Alessandro is particularly popular in Italy.¬†Alessandro Volto helped took part in the discovery of electricity, and in a more modern context, Alessandro Del Piero is an Italian football player.

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