What does Alexei mean?
Alexei /alex-ei/ as a boys' name. Alexei's root is Greek, and the name Alexei means "man's defender, warrior". Alexei is an alternate spelling of Alexander (Greek) with the suffix -i. Alexei is also a form of Alexis (Greek). See also Olexei.
How popular is Alexei?
Alexei is an unusual first name for men. Alexei is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Prominent alternative forms of Alexei (not ranked) are Alec (#469 in 2014), Alek, Alex (#128), Alexander (#8), Alexis (#302) and Allie. Other forms, like Alexan, are uncommon. These forms of Alexei were favored in 1999 (adoption of 0.616%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.516%, ▼16%), with the version Allie becoming less stylish. Alec, Alexander and Alexis are three of the more fashionable boy names here, with Alec and Alexander going through a revival in usage. Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of the boy name Alexei and associated names. (Top Birth Names, 2014)
Thinking of names?
Alexei is pronounced similarly to Aluxio, Oleksei and Oleksi. Other recommended similar baby names are Abeer, Abeeri, Abele, Acee, Adeel, Adeev, Akeem▼, Alben, Albie, Alden▲, Aldred, Aleck, Alecko, Aled, Aleks, Alem, Alen, Aleric, Alerio, Aleron, Alester, Alfeo, Alfey, Alfie, Alfre, Alfred▼, Alfrey, Alger, Algey, Algie, Ali▲, Allcen, Allen▼, Allex, Alley, Allger, Allmer, Aloiki, Alsten, Altaer, Alten, Alter, Alured, Alven, Alvie▼, Amadei, Amedeo, Ameen, Ameer, Amerey, Andrei, Arese, Aseem, Ateef, Atlee, Aveneil, Avenel, Averel, Averet, Averey, Averi, Axe, Axel▲, Azeem, Olexey and Olexi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alexei.