What does Alexia mean?
Alexia \a-lexia\ as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and the name Alexia means "man's defender". Alexia is a variation of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. Alexia is also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.
Alexia has 46 more different forms via Alexandra, Alexis: Alandra, Alejanda, Aleka, Aleki, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alex▼, Alexanda, Alexandria, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexena, Alexene, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus▼, Alexys, Ali▼, Alie, Aliki, Alista, Alix, Alla, Alle, Allessa, Allexa, Allexina, Allexine, Alli, Allie, Allix, Ally▼, Alyx, Anda, Cesya, Elena, Ellena, Lesya, Lexa, Lexi, Lexie, Lexine, Lexis and Lexy.
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)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Alexia for girls. Alexia entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #128 in the U.S. in the year 2002, and is presently at #270. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Alexia and corresponding names. Alexa (#63 the previous year), Alexis (#64), Alexandra (#92), Elena (#121), Alexandria (#211), Lexi (#242), Allie (#257), Lexie (#563), Ally (#736), Lexis, Alexys, Alexus, Alex and Ali are the prominent alternative forms of Alexia (#270 the previous year). These girl names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1998 (usage of 0.5961%) and have become much less popular since (usage 0.4921%, down 17.5%), with the versions Alexus, Ali, Alex and Ally becoming less trendy. The trendier names for newborns here are Elena (#121), Lexi (#242), Alexandria (#211), Alexa (#63) and Allie (#257), and there is also a rebound in birth name popularity for Allie. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)