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What does Alexios mean?

Alexios Pronunciation of Alexios [alex-ios] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of the name Alexios is "defender". Alexios is a version of Alexis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender.


Alexios has 4 variants: Aleksios, Aleksius, Alexius and Alexus.

7 more different relations via Alexis: Alejo, Aleksio, Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio and Alexy.

Creative forms:
(male) Ajaxios, Alexson, ..


Middle name pairings:
Alexios Brantlee (A.B.), ..

How popular is Alexios?

Alexios is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Alexios is an equivalently uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Alexios (not ranked) are Alexi and Alexis (#343 last year). Other forms, like Alexey, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Alexios was well-received in 2004 (adoption of 0.2%) and has become significantly less since (adoption 0.1%, down 75.6%), with the version Alexis becoming less trendy. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexi, Alexis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aeolos, Agapios, Albion, Albis, Alcedio, Aldis, Alecko, Aleco, Aleko, Aleks, Aleric, Alerick, Alerio, Aleron, Alex, Alexan, Alfeos (see Alpheus), Alfio, Algis, Alicio, Alois, Alucio, Aluxio, Aluzio, Alverio, Alvertos (see Albert), Alvis, Alviss, Alwis, Amelio, Antaios, Arsenios (see Arsenio), Athenios, Cletos, Delios, Kletos and Zenios. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alexios.

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