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What does Alexia mean?

Alexia Pronunciation of Alexia [alex-ia] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Alexia means "man's defender". Alexia is an alternate spelling of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variation of Alexander. Alexia is also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Alexia has 4 variants: Alexa, Alexea, Alexi and Alexie.

34 more different relations via Alexandra, Alexis: Aleka, Aleki, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alex, Alexanda, Alexanna, Alexena, Alexene, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Ali, Alie, Aliki, Alista, Alix, Alla, Allessa, Allexa, Allexina, Allexine, Alli, Allie, Allix, Alyx, Elena, Lexa, Lexi, Lexie and Lexis.

Creative forms:
(female) Aneia, ..

(male) Alexo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alexia Maggie (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alexia?

Alexia is a very prominent first name for women (#1818 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Alexia entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its top rank of #128 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is presently at #318. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alexa (#32 from current records), Alexis (#86), Alexandra (#101), Elena (#106), Allie (#255), Lexi (#308), Lexie (#713), Alessia (#1176), Ali (#1278), Alex (#1290), Alessa (#1630), Lexis, Alli, Alyx, Alexus, Alexie, Alexi, Alexina, Alexius, Alix, Alexys and Alla are the prominent alternative forms of Alexia (#318 from current records). Other variants, like Allix, are seldom used. These forms of Alexia reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1999 (usage of 2.9%) and are somewhat less common today (usage 1.4%, down 51%), with versions such as Alexus becoming somewhat dated. Alexa, Elena, Lexi and Allie are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexia, Alessa, Alessia, Alex, Alexa in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexandra, Alexi, Alexie, Alexina, Alexis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Ali, Alix in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alla, Alli, Allie, Alyx, Elena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lexi, Lexie, Lexis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexis, Elena outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lexi, Lexie outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelia, Alaia, Alais, Alaisa, Alaqua, Alea, Aleana, Alease, Alecia, Aleda, Aleea, Aleece, Aleecia, Aleena, Aleesa, Aleeysia, Aleeza, Alegra, Alegria, Aleida, Aleigha, Aleisha, Alena, Alenka, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesta, Aleta, Aletea, Aletha, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Aleyna, Alia, Alica, Alicea, Alicia, Alidia, Alika, Alis, Alisa, Alisha, Alisia, Alissa, Alitia, Aliz, Aliza, Allecia, Allia, Allicia, Allis, Allisa, Allysa, Allysia, Almeria, Aloisia, Alonia, Aloysia, Althia, Alycia, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa, Alyssia, Alyvia, Alyza, Amecia, Amelia, Clelia, Lexia, Olesia, Olevia and Olexa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexia.

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