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Meaning and name origin

Alyx \a-lyx, al-yx\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alyx is "defender". Alyx is a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name, but now more commonly given to girls.


Alyx has 2 variant forms: Alex, Alix.


Alyx is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alyx and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexis (#64) and Alex. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alyx is also pronounced similarly to Allix. Other suggested similar baby names are Alexa, Alexi, Alis, Aliz, Allys, Alya, Alyce, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alyss and Alyza. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyx.