What does Alexa mean?
Alexa \a-lexa\ as a name for girls. The meaning of Alexa is "man's defender; noble". Alexa is a variant of Alexandra (Greek). Alexa is also a variant of Alexis (Greek). 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.
Alexa is a very popular first name for females (#1227 out of 4276, Top 29%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
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 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Alexa and affiliated names. Popular variation forms of Alexa (#63 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Alexis (#64 in 2014), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Lexi (#242), Allie (#257), Alexia (#270), Ally (#736), Alexus, Alex, Alexys and Ali. Adoption of this girl name reached its apex in the year 1999 and is now significantly lower, with the versions Alexus, Ali, Alex and Ally becoming less trendy. The trendier girl names in this list are Elena (#121), Lexi (#242), Alexa (#63), Allie (#257) and Alexandra (#92), with Alexandra and Allie going through a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Recommended similar baby names are Alea, Alecia, Aleda, Aleea, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alena, Alesha, Alesia, Aleta, Alica, Alieza, Alika, Alisa, Aliza, Alysa, Alyza and Olexa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexa.