Meaning and name origin
Alexa \a-lexa\ as a girl's name is of Greek and Old German origin, and the meaning of Alexa is "man's defender; noble". Alexa is a variant of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. Also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name, but now more commonly given to girls. Alexa is also used as a variant of Alix (Old German).
Alexa is a very popular first name for females (#1227 out of 4276, Top 29%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alexa for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alexa and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexa (#63), Alexis (#64), Alexandra (#92) and Alexia (#270). (2014 statistics).
Alexa is also pronounced similarly to Allexa. Other suggested similar baby names are Alea, Alecia, Aleda, Aleea, Aleesa, Aleeza, Aleka, Aleki, Alena, Alesha, Alesia, Alessa, Aleta, Alex, Alica, Alieza, Alika, Alisa, Aliza, Alysa, Alyx, Alyza and Olexa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexa.