Given Name ALESSANDRO

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: a-les-SAN-dro  [details]

Meaning & History

Italian form of ALEXANDER. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta (1745-1827), the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
DIMINUTIVES: Ale, Alex, Sandro
FEMININE FORM: Alessandra
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aleksandër, Skënder (Albanian), Eskender (Amharic), Alexander, Alexandros (Ancient Greek), Iskandar (Arabic), Aleksandr (Armenian), Alesander (Basque), Aliaksandr (Belarusian), Alexander (Biblical), Alexandros (Biblical Greek), Aleksandar, Skender (Bosnian), Aleksandar, Sasho (Bulgarian), Alexandre, Àlex (Catalan), Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša (Croatian), Alexandr, Aleš (Czech), Alexander, Aleksander, Alex, Sander (Danish), Alexander, Alex, Lex, Sander, Xander (Dutch), Alexander, Al, Alec, Alex, Lex, Sandy, Xander, Zander (English), Aleksandro, Aleĉjo (Esperanto), Aleksander (Estonian), Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Santeri, Santtu (Finnish), Alexandre, Alex, Sacha, Sasha (French), Alexandre (Galician), Aleksandre, Sandro (Georgian), Alexander, Alex, Sascha (German), Alexandros, Alekos, Alex (Greek), Alexander, Alexandros (Greek Mythology), Alexander, Alex, Sándor, Sanyi (Hungarian), Alexander, Alex (Icelandic), Iskandar (Indonesian), Alastar (Irish), Aleksandrs (Latvian), Aleksandras (Lithuanian), Aleksandar, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sasho (Macedonian), Iskandar (Malay), Aleksander, Alexander, Alex, Sander (Norwegian), Sikandar (Pashto), Eskandar (Persian), Aleksander, Aleks, Olek (Polish), Alexandre, Alex, Xande, Xandinho (Portuguese), Alexandru, Alex, Sandu (Romanian), Aleksandr, Aleks, Alex, Sanya, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Ally, Sawney (Scottish), Aleksandar, Aca, Aco, Saša (Serbian), Alexander, Aleš (Slovak), Aleksander, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Saša, Sašo (Slovene), Alejandro, Ale (Spanish), Alexander, Alex (Swedish), İskender (Turkish), Aleksandr, Oleksander, Oleksandr, Aleks, Oles, Sasha (Ukrainian), Sikandar (Urdu), Sender (Yiddish)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017