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What does Lexi mean?

Lexi Pronunciation of 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).

Associated with: greek, defender.


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

15 more alternative forms via Alexandra, Alexis, Lexie: Aleki, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Alexia, Alexie, Ali, Alli, Lesy, Lesya, Lexann, Lexina, Lexine, Lexis and Lexus.

Creative forms:
(female) Leli, Liaxi, ..

(male) Lecas, Leli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lexi Leah (L.L.), ..

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)

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 #308. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Lexi (#308 from recent data) appearing in the Top 2000 are Alexa (#32 from recent data), Alexis (#86), Alexandra (#101), Alexia (#318), Lexie (#713), Ali (#1278), Alex (#1290), Lexus, Lexy, Lexis, Alexi, Alli and Alexie. These relations of Lexi were popular as baby names in 1999 (median #764) and are now significantly less conventional (#1151, 58%). Alexandra has historically been the top pick of parents, although Lexi appears to be getting popular too, while forms like Lexus are now somewhat dated.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexia, Alexie, Alexis, Ali, Alli in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lexie, Lexis, Lexus, Lexy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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