Alejandre History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Alejandre family

The surname Alejandre was first found in Belgium, where the name became noted for its many branches in the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was envied by the princes of the region. The name was first recorded in West Flanders, a province in Belgium, originally Bruges. Within this province the notable towns are Bruges, the capital city, Ostend, Courtrai, Furnes, Thielt, Ypres and Roulers. In their later history the surname became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into a most influential family. Undoubtedly the name was originally of Spanish origin and the first records emerged from the Spanish occupation of the Netherlands until the 16th century. However, records of the origin in Spain are not evident at this time.

Early History of the Alejandre family

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Alejandre Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Di Sandro, Sandra, Sandras, Sandre, Sandrolini, Sandron, Sandrone, Alessandro, Alessandra, Lassandro, Lassandra and many more.

Early Notables of the Alejandre family (pre 1700)

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Alejandre Ranking

In the United States, the name Alejandre is the 16,266th most popular surname with an estimated 2,487 people with that name. [1]

Migration of the Alejandre family

Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Jehan Sandre, who came to Acadia in 1636; Andreas Sandrock, who came to Halifax, N.S. in 1778; Christoph Sandrock, who arrived in America in 1836; Rafael Alejandro, who settled in New Orleans in 1854.



  1. ^ https://namecensus.com/most_common_surnames.htm


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