What does costa allegra mean in English?
Allegra means joyous
"Luke's Allegra" is an English equivalent of Allegra de Luca. The feminine proper name, preposition, and masculine proper name translate literally to English as "Allegra of Luke," with de replacing the Italian di as an indicator of French and Spanish cultural, economic, and political influences on insular and peninsular Italy. The pronunciation of the complete forename and surname will be "al-LEY-gra dey LOO-ka" in Italian.
No, Costa is not an Italian equivalent of the English name "Harden." Specifically, the feminine noun costa means "coast." The English surname Harden originates in the combination of the Old English words hÃ¦r ("rock") and denu ("valley"). The pronunciation will be "KOS-ta" in Italian and "HAHR-dehn" in English.