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Alexis meaning and name origin

Alexis \a-lexis\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Alexis), is pronounced a-LEX-iss. It is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alexis is "defender". Originally a boy's name, but now more commonly given to girls. Actress Alexis Smith.

Alexis has 19 variant forms: Alessa, Alessi, Alex, Alexa, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexi, Alexia, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Alix, Alyx, Lexi, Lexie, Lexis and Lexy.

For more information, see also the related name Alexandra.

A suggested similar baby name is Alexie.

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Popularity of Alexis

Alexis is a very popular first name for females (#457 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8677 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Alexis name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Alexis with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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