Meaning and name origin
Alexus \a-lexus\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Alexus), is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alexus is "defender". Alexus 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.
Alexus is not a popular first name for males and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alexus and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Alexis (#302). (2014 statistics).