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What does Lexa mean?

Lexa Pronunciation of Lexa [lexa] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Lexa means "man's defender". Lexa is an alternate spelling of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine version of Alexander. Lexa is also a variation of Lexie (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender.


Lexa has 4 variants: Lexi, Lexia, Lexy and Lexya.

17 more relations via Alexandra, Lexie: Aleka, Alex, Alexa, Alexea, Alexi, Alexia, Alla, Allexa, Anda, Cesya, Elena, Lesy, Lesya, Lexann, Lexina, Lexine and Lexus.

Creative forms:
(female) Liexa, Loexa, ..

(male) Lelea, Lelo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lexa Nellie (L.N.), ..

How popular is Lexa?

Lexa is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#62236 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Alexa (#32 the previous year), Alexandra (#101), Elena (#106), Lexi (#308), Alexia (#318), Lexie (#713), Alex (#1290), Lexus, Lexy, Alla and Alexi are the prominent variation forms of Lexa (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lexa was widespread in 2006 (average #791) and is almost as widespread today (#988, 20.8% less usage), but with forms such as Lexus becoming somewhat outmoded. Alexa, Elena and Lexi are three of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alla, Elena, Lexi, Lexie, Lexus, Lexy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Lada, Laela, Lala, Lana, Lara, Lata, Lea, Leah, Leala, Lean, Leana, Leasa, Lecia, Leda, Ledah, Lee, Leela, Leena, Leesa, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza, Legra, Leia, Leila, Leina, Leisa, Lela, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenda, Lene, Leni, Lenna, Lenya, Leoda, Leola, Leona, Lesha, Lesia, Leta, Letha, Letta, Lexis, Leya, Leyda, Leyla, Leyna, Lia, Liba, Liesa, Lila, Lira, Lisa, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza, Lola, Lona, Lora, Luba, Lula, Luna, Lura, Lusa, Lyda, Lyla, Lyna, Lyra, Lysa, Lyza and Xuxa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lexa.

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