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:
(female) Arexa, Atexa, ..
(male) Alel, Aler, ..
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 1940-1949 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 2000 are Alexis (#64 in recent rankings), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Lexi (#242), Allie (#257), Alexia (#270), Ally (#736), Ali (#1077), Alessia (#1223), Alex (#1431), Alessa (#1643), Alexus (#1817), Alli (#1956), Ellena, Alexie, Alexi, Lexy, Alyx, Alexina, Alix, Alla, Alexius and Alexys. Other forms, like Aleka, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alexa reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #1080) and is somewhat less today (#1291, ▼52.5%), with versions like Alexis becoming somewhat dated. Elena, Lexi and Allie are three of the more trendy birth names among these.
Recommended 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.