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).
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lexi for girls. Lexi was first listed in 1993 and reached its peak position of #240 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #242. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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 1000 are Alexa (#63 from recent data), Alexis (#64), Alexandra (#92), Alexia (#270), Lexie (#563), Lexus, Lexis, Ali and Alex. These relations of Lexi were popular as baby names in 1998 (median #431) and are somewhat less conventional today (#529, ▼17%). Alexis has historically been the top pick of parents, although Alexa appears to be getting popular too, while Ali, Alex and Lexus are now somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Suggested similar baby names are Lace, Laci, Lacie, Lacy, Lake, Lakia, Leasa, Lecia, Leece, Leecia, Leesa, Leese, Leeza, Leigh, Leisa, Leni, Lesha, Lesia, Licia, Lies, Liesa, Liese, Ligia, Lis, Lisa, Lise, Lisia, Lissi, Liz, Liza, Lize, Lizy, Lizz, Lizzi, Lois, Luce, Luci, Lucia, Lucie, Lucy, Lusa, Luz, Lycia, Lygia, Lys, Lysa, Lyse, Lyssi, Lyz, Lyza and Lyzz. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lexi.