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Allegra Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Allegra is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Allegra is "cheerful".  

It is also of Italian origin, where its meaning is "cheerful and lively".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 2557  in baby name popularity for girls with 68 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Allegra Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Allegra has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Allegra to other names.


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Related Names

Variants of the name Allegra include Allegria.

The name Alleffra is a form of Allegra.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Allegra in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Allegra.

Just for fun, see the name Allegra in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Allegra in Nautical Flags page.

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Italian children normally receive one or two given names.

Italian babies are frequently named after family members, Roman Catholic saints including local patron saints and other biblical figures. Traditionally, the first born son was named after the father's father, the first daughter after the father's mother, the second son after the mother's father, and the second daughter after the mother's mother. Some Italians still follow this custom today.

Many Italian male given names end in -o or -e while female names often end in -a and -e.

Nicknames may be formed for almost any name by adding a variety of suffexes including -ino/-ina, -etto/-etta, -ello/-ella, -uccio/-uccia, -uzzo/-uzza. These endings can the be used for example to turn Paola to Paoletta and Donato into Donatello.