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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 4 variants: Alexa, Alexea, Alexi and Alexie.

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alexia name in U.S.

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

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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexandria, Alexia, Alexis, Alexus, Alexys, Ali, Allie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Ally, Elena, Lexi, Lexie, Lexis in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Alecia, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Aletia, Alicia, Alisia, Allecia, Alycia and Alysia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexia.