ALESSANDRO
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Italian
PRONOUNCED: ahl-e-SAHN-dro   [key]
Meaning & History
Italian form of ALEXANDER. A famous bearer was Alessandro Volta, the Italian physicist who invented the battery.
Related Names
DIMINUTIVES: Ale, Sandro
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aleksander, Skender (Albanian), Alexander, Alexandros (Ancient Greek), Iskandar (Arabic), Aleksandr (Armenian), Alesander (Basque), Alexander (Biblical), Alexandros (Biblical Greek), Aleksandar, Sasho (Bulgarian), Alexandre, Àlex (Catalan), Aleksandar, Sandi, Saša (Croatian), Alexandr, Aleš (Czech), Alexander, Aleksander, 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 (French), Alexandre (Galician), Aleksandre, Sandro (Georgian), Alexander, Alex, Sascha (German), Alexandros (Greek), Alexander, Alexandros (Greek Mythology), Alexander, Sándor, Sanyi (Hungarian), Iskandar (Indonesian), Alastar (Irish), Aleksandras (Lithuanian), Aleksandar, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sasho (Macedonian), Aleksander, Alexander, Sander (Norwegian), Sikandar (Pashto), Eskandar (Persian), Aleksander, Olek (Polish), Alexandre, Alex, Xande, Xandinho (Portuguese), Alexandru, Sandu (Romanian), Aleksandr, 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, Sander (Swedish), İskender (Turkish), Oleksander, Oleksandr, Olek (Ukrainian), Sikandar (Urdu), Sender (Yiddish)
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