What does Lexi mean?
Lexi /lexi/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Lexi is "man's defender". Lexi is a version of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variant of Alexander. Lexi is also a derivative of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name. Lexi is also used as a derivative of Lexie (Greek).
(female) Leli, Liaxi, ..
(male) Lecas, Leli, ..
How popular is Lexi?
Lexi is an unusual given name for females. Lexi is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lexi for girls. Lexi was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak position of #240 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #242. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the girl name Lexi and corresponding names. Prominent variation forms of Lexi (#242 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Alexa (#63 from recent data), Alexis (#64), Alexandra (#92), Alexia (#270), Lexie (#563), Ali (#1077), Alex (#1431), Alli (#1956), Lexus, Lexy, Alexi, Alexie and Lexis. These relations of Lexi were popular as baby names in 1999 (median #764) and are now significantly less conventional (#1125, ▼59%). Alexandra has historically been the top pick of parents, although Lexie appears to be getting popular too, while forms like Alexandra are now somewhat dated.
Suggested similar names are Laci▼, Lali, Lani, Lari, Laxmi, Lea▲, Leah▲, Lean, Lecia, Leda, Lee▼, Leia▲, Lela▼, Lelia▼, Lena▼, Lenai, Lene, Leni, Lenis, Leoni, Lesia, Lesli, Leta▼, Leya, Lili, Liri, Loni, Lori▼, Luci, Maxi and Roxi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lexi.