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What does Alexius mean?

Alexius Pronunciation of Alexius [alex-ius] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Alexius) is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of Alexius is "defender". Alexius is an alternate spelling of Alexis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender.


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

5 more related forms via Alexis: Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio and Alexy.

Creative forms:
(male) Aleius, Alemius, ..


Middle name pairings:
Alexius Byron (A.B.), ..

How popular is Alexius?

Alexius is an unusual first name for males but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#128797 out of 150436, Top 86%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Alexi and Alexis (#343 in 2015) are the popular related forms of Alexius (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Alexy, are seldom used. These relations of Alexius were at the peak of their popularity in the year 2004 (adoption of 0.2%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.1%, 75.6%), with the version Alexis becoming less stylish. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Adelfus, Aegeus, Aengus, Aeolus, Albertus, Albis, Aldis, Aldous, Aldus, Aleks, Aleric, Alerick, Alerio, Alex, Alexan, Alfaeus (see Alpheus), Alfeus, Algis, Alois, Aloisius, Aloysius, Alpheus, Altus, Aluxio, Alvis, Alviss, Alwis, Americus, Amerikus, Andrius, Arcelius, Arius, Arsenius, Aurelius, Blasius, Cletus, Cleytus, Delius, Eligius, Flavius, Kletus, Lexus, Sextus and Valerius. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alexius.

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