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I love this name. My parents named me Alessia while we lived in Ukraine and when left for America I started hating it but now I see how unique and pretty it is.
Torn_Paper  5/26/2006
This name is pronounsed AH-leh-see-ah.
― Anonymous User  5/26/2006
This name means protector, or in some cultures savior. It is used in Italy, Russia, Ukraine and much of Eastern Europe.
Torn_Paper  5/26/2006
Alessia Marcuzzi (born November 11, 1972) is an Italian actress and showgirl.
sweetbabe  11/15/2006
Alessia di Matteo was an Italian from Genoa. Di Matteo became the first person in history to survive the transplantion of eight organs in a single operation, although she died a year later of complications.
LMS  8/5/2007
Alessia Filippi is an Italian swimmer.
― Anonymous User  8/5/2007
Great name to give for the namesake Alice!
leananshae  12/19/2007
I don't really like it, as I think it's too "elegant" in an obvious way.
scholasticastewart  1/3/2008
This name is great with 'Lissy' as a nickname.
i-heart-me  4/1/2008
I think this name is beautiful. It's not as harsh as Alexis or Alexandra, which I believe all of them mean the same thing.
erb816  8/24/2008
In Italy Alessia became popular in the 1970s (before it was absolutely rare). It was the 2nd most popular name in Rome in 1976 (behind Francesca), the 6th in 1981, and it's still very fashionable (5th in Italy in 2004, 6th in 2006).
presentperfect  12/19/2008
The pronunciation is not AH-le-see-ah but ah-LESS-syah.
presentperfect  12/19/2008
I love the name Alessia, it's cute and pretty.
italiannames  12/1/2009
I think this name is so cute.
Doglover  1/2/2010
Alessia is very feminine and cute! Better than Alexia as I love the 'Alex' part in names for boys not girls.
― Anonymous User  1/28/2010
This is gorgeous. I've never met or heard of anyone with this name but I absolutely love it.
Joy12  5/6/2011
The name Alessia was given to 169 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
Oohvintage  7/17/2013
With my husband being from Sicily and it being ranked in the top ten over there, and considered rare here... perfecto!
Cangialosi  9/25/2013
I have twin girls, their names are Andrea & Alessia. My husband chose Andrea's name, I chose Alessia's. She was originally named after my grandmother who was an Alicia. I considered naming her simply Alicia but I knew it would be butchered, everyone would say it A-LEESH-UH or jokingly call her Alice so I opted for the Italian name Alessia which sounds nearly the name. Their full names are Andrea Valentina and Alessia Veronica.
― Anonymous User  1/22/2015
We used this for my daughter back in 2007. It still garners a lot of mispronunciations and confusion. But she absolutely loves her name.
― Anonymous User  6/20/2015
Alessia Cara, singer.
Eileen1209864  4/9/2016
The name Alessia was given to 213 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/17/2016
I am an Alessia, and I've got to say I love my name. I used to wish I had a more simple name, but it does feel good to have people come up to me and say "wow, your name is so pretty and unique, where does it come from?"
I'm Italian, and even though people often mispronounce it (I've been called Alexis, Alyssa, Ah-lee-sia, and even Alessius) it's a wonderful name to have, and a memorable one.
― Anonymous User  2/13/2017
The vloggers SACCONEJOLYs just named their daughter Alessia Francesca Saccone-Joly.
CaraJane  4/5/2017
Alessia di Matteo was an Italian from Genoa. Di Matteo became the first person in history to survive the transplantion of eight organs in a single operation, although she died a year later of complications. She was operated on at the age of six months on January 31, 2004, in Miami. She was born with megacystis microcolon intestinal hypoperistalsis syndrome, a congenital smooth muscle disorder which affected her kidneys, intestines and stomach; she would have died earlier without treatment. She received a liver, a small and large intestine, a pancreas, a new stomach, a spleen and two kidneys. The operation was led by doctor Andreas Tzakis.
cutenose  4/17/2017
Alessia Caracciolo, professionally known as Alessia Cara, is a Canadian singer and songwriter. She is signed to EP Entertainment and Def Jam Recordings and released her debut single, "Here", from the debut studio album, Know-It-All, released November 13, 2015. A sleeper hit, the song reached the top five in the United States and the top 20 in Canada. Prior to her work for Def Jam, she produced acoustic covers on YouTube.
cutenose  5/4/2017
Alessia Merz is an Italian model, television host and showgirl. She debuted in 1992 in the Canale 5 show Bulli e pupe. In September she took part in Non è la RAI's second edition, where she remained until 1995. After this experience, she took part in the Canale 5 show Striscia la notizia, where she acted as dancer within Cristina Quaranta until 1996.
lilolaf  5/15/2017
The name Alessia was given to 344 girls born in the US in 2016.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017

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