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What does Olexei mean?

Olexei Pronunciation of Olexei [olex-ei] as a boys' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Olexei is "man's defender". Variant of Alexei, the Russian form of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Olexei has 7 variants: Oleksei, Oleksey, Oleksi, Oleksiy, Olexey, Olexi and Olexiy.

10 more related forms via Alexander, Alexei: Aleksei, Aleksi, Alex, Alexan, Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio, Alexis and Alexy.

Creative forms:
(male) Olegei, Olexan, ..

(female) Olexya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Olexei Ewan (O.E.), ..

How popular is Olexei?

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Olexei (outside Top 2000) are Alexander (#8 in 2015), Alex (#134), Alexis (#343) and Alexi. Usage of these relations of Olexei was common among parents in 1993 (usage of 1.49%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.98%, down 35%), with the version Alexis becoming somewhat dated. Alexander is the most contemporarily stylish baby name among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Ofeer, Olave, Ole, Oleg, Olen, Oliver, Olle, Olley, Ollie, Ondrei and Osei. These names tend to be more commonly used than Olexei.

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