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What does Alyx mean?

Alyx \a-lyx, al-yx\ as a name for girls. Alyx's name origin is Greek, and Alyx means "defender". Alyx is a variation of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.


Alyx has 2 variants: Alex and Alix.

Alyx has 16 more related variations via Alexis: Alessa, Alessi, Alexa, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexi, Alexia, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Lexi, Lexie, Lexis and Lexy.


Alyx is a rare first name for women. Alyx is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Prominent related forms of Alyx (#unlisted) are Alex, Alexa (#63 last year), Alexia (#270), Alexis (#64), Alexus, Alexys, Lexi (#242), Lexie (#563) and Lexis. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in 1999 (usage of 0.5496%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.422%, down 23.2%), with the forms Alex and Alexus becoming less stylish. The trendier birth names here are Alexa (#63), Alexia (#270), Alexis (#64), Lexi (#242) and Lexie (#563). Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Alyx and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexa, Alexia, Alexis, Alexus, Alexys, Lexi, Lexie, Lexis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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