What does Alexa mean?
Alexa /al-exa/ as a name for girls is of Greek and Old German derivation, and the meaning of Alexa is "man's defender; noble". Alexa is a variant form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variant of Alexander. Alexa is also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name. Alexa is also used as a variant of Alix (Old German).
Alexa▲ has 36 more alternative forms via Alexandra, Alexis, Alix: Aleka, Aleki, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alex▼, Alexanda, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexena, Alexene, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus▼, Alexys, Ali▼, Alie, Aliki, Alista, Alla, Alle, Allessa, Allexa, Allexina, Alli, Allie▲, Allix, Ally▼, Alyx, Anda, Elena▲, Ellena, Lexa, Lexi▲ and Lexy.Kreatif forms: Alxa, Avexa. [more]
How popular is Alexa?
Alexa is a very popular first name for females (#1227 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#48196 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Alexa for girls. Alexa was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #39 in the U.S. in the year 2006, and is currently at #63. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Alexa and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Alexa (#63 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 1000 are Alexis (#64 in recent rankings), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Lexi (#242), Allie (#257), Alexia (#270), Ally (#736), Alexus, Alex, Alexys and Ali. Other forms, like Alexine, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alexa reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #371) and is somewhat less today (#487, ▼18.4%), with versions like Ally becoming somewhat dated. Elena, Lexi, Alexa, Allie, Alexandra, Alexia and Alexis, and there is also a resurgence in birth name popularity for Alexandra and Allie.
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Recommended similar baby names are Adela▼, Adena, Aeeda, Akela, Ala, Alaia, Alala, Alana▲, Albia, Alda▼, Aldea, Alea, Aleah▲, Aleana, Alecia▼, Aleda, Aleea, Aleena▲, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alegra, Aleida, Alena▲, Alenah, Alene▼, Alenka, Alesha▼, Alesia, Aleta▼, Aletea, Aletia, Aletta, Aley, Aleyna, Alfa, Alica, Alida▼, Aliena, Alieza, Alika, Alina▲, Alisa▼, Alita, Aliza, Alleda, Allena, Allia, Alma▼, Almeda▼, Almena, Almeta, Alpha▼, Alta▼, Altha▼, Alufa, Alura, Alva▼, Alvena▼, Alya, Alyna, Alysa▼, Alyza, Alzena, Amena, Anela, Arela, Arena, Arlea, Arlena, Arleta, Asela, Atera, Avena, Aveza and Olexa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexa.