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What does Alexi mean?

Alexi Pronunciation of Alexi [alexi] as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Alexi) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alexi is "man's defender, warrior". Alexi is a variant form of Alexander (Greek). Alexi is also a derivative of Alexis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Alexi has 7 variants: Aleksei, Aleksi, Aleksio, Alexei, Alexey, Alexio and Alexy.

19 more alternative forms via Alexander, Alexis: Al, Alec, Aleco, Alejo, Alek, Aleko, Alex, Alexan, Alexios, Alexius, Alexus, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alix, Allie, Lex and Lexo.

Creative forms:
(male) Alear, ..

(female) Aleal, Aleli, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alexi Deegan (A.D.), ..

How popular is Alexi?

Alexi is a rare given name for males. Alexi is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Alexi entered the list in 1992 and reached its peak position of #1671 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not ranked currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexi name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexi outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Alexi appearing in the Top 2000 are Alexander (#8 a year ago), Alex (#134), Alexis (#343), Alec (#455), Alek (#1313), Lex, Allie, Al and Alix. Other variants, like Aleksio, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Alexi was at its apex in 1995 (average #1075) and is somewhat lower today (#1225, 40%), with forms like Al becoming somewhat outmoded. Alexander has generally been the top pick of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexi, Al, Alec, Alek, Alex in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alexis, Alix, Allie, Lex in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alexi is pronounced similarly to Aluxio and Oleksi. Other recommended names are Aleck, Aled, Aleks, Alem, Alen, Aleric, Alerio, Ali, Allex, Averi and Olexi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alexi.

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