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What does Lexia mean?

Lexia Pronunciation of Lexia [lex-ia] as a name for girls is of Greek origin, and Lexia means "man's defender". Lexia is an alternate form of Lexie (Greek): short variant of Alexis and Alexandra.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Lexia has 3 variants: Lexa, Lexi and Lexya.

4 more related forms via Lexie: Lexann, Lexina, Lexine and Lexus.

Creative forms:
(female) Levia, Lexiad, ..

(male) Lexiam, Lexlar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lexia Maylin (L.M.), ..

How popular is Lexia?

Lexia is an uncommon given name for women. Lexia is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Lexia (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Lexi (#308 last year), Lexie (#713) and Lexus. Other variants, like Lexya, are seldom used. These forms of Lexia reached the height of their popularity in the year 2010 (average #870) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1007, 28%), with the version Lexus going out of style. Lexie has generally been popular among parents, though Lexi is currently the more favored form. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Lexia is alike in pronunciation to Lexy. Other recommended names are Alexia, Belia, Betia, Celia, Decia, Denia, Femia, Fenia, Genia, Helia, Henia, Kecia, Kenia, Kesia, Kevia, Kezia, Lakia, Lalia, Lea, Leala, Lealia, Leana, Leasa, Lecia, Leda, Leecia, Leela, Leelia, Leena, Leesa, Leeta, Leeza, Legra, Leia, Leila, Leisa, Lela, Lelia, Lellia, Lenda, Lenis, Lenya, Leoda, Leola, Leona, Leota, Lesha, Lesia, Lesya, Lethia, Levina, Lexis, Leya, Leyna, Lia, Licia, Ligia, Lilia, Lisia, Livia, Loelia, Loria, Lucia, Lycia, Lygia, Lyvia, Media, Melia, Nelia, Pelia, Selia, Tesia, Venia and Xenia. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lexia.

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