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Meaning and name origin

Aleksei \a-lek-sei, al(e)-ksei\ as a boy's name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Aleksei is "defender". Aleksei is a variant of Alexis (Greek): often used as a short form of Alexander, though it is from Alexius, the Latin spelling of the Greek Alexios. Not frequently used as a name for baby boys.


Aleksei has 7 variant forms: Aleksi, Aleksio, Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio, Alexy.


Aleksei is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Aleksei and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Alexis (#302). (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alexis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aleksei and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Aleksei is also pronounced similarly to Oleksei, Oleksey and Oleksi. Another suggested similar baby name is Aleks. Like Aleksei, these names are not commonly used.