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Alyx

What does Alyx mean?

Alyx Pronunciation of Alyx [alyx] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Alyx means "defender". Alyx is an alternate spelling of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.

Associated with: greek, defender.

Variations

Alyx has 2 variants: Alex and Alix.

Alyx has 5 more relations via Alexis: Alexa, Alexi, Alexia, Alexus and Alexys.

Creative forms:
(female) Aalyx, Anyx, ..

(male) Alad, Alal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alyx Ziva (A.Z.), ..

How popular is Alyx?

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

Alyx was first listed in 1993 and reached its apex rank of #1840 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyx name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Alyx are Alex (#1290 from recent data), Alexa (#32), Alexi, Alexia (#318), Alexis (#86), Alexus, Alexys and Alix. Adoption of these relations of Alyx was more pronounced 2 decades ago (usage of 2%) and is now significantly lower (usage 0.8%, down 58%), with forms like Alexis becoming less stylish. Alexa is the most fashionable baby name among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyx, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Alexia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexis, Alexus, Alexys, Alix in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alyx is pronounced similarly to Allix. Other suggested similar names are Aalya, Ady, Agy, Agye, Ailyn, Al, Ala, Alah, Alaya, Alba, Alby, Alda, Alea, Aley, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), Ali, Alia, Alie, Alis, Aliya, Aliye, Aliz, Alla, Alle, Alli, Ally, Allyn, Allys, Alma, Aloe, Alta, Alva, Alvy, Alya, Alyce, Alyda, Alyna, Alyne, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alyss, Alyza, Amy, Amya, Amye, Anya, Anyu, Arly, Arlyn, Arlys, Arya, Aryn, Asya, Aya, Ayn and Nyx. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyx.

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