Meaning and name origin
Lexi \lex-xi\ as a girl's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Lexi is "man's defender". Lexi is a variant of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine form of Alexander. Also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name, but now more commonly given to girls. Lexi is also used as a variant of Lexie (Greek).
Lexi is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lexi for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lexi and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexis (#64), Alexandra (#92), Lexi (#242) and Lexie (#563). (2014 statistics).