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What does Alexa mean?

Alexa Pronunciation of Alexa as a name for girls is of Greek and Old German derivation, and the meaning of Alexa is "man's defender; noble". Alexa is a variant form of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variant of Alexander. Alexa is also a variant of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name. Alexa is also used as a variant of Alix (Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender, noble


VARIANTS Alexie, Alexia, Alexi, Alexea

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALEXANDRA, ALEXIS, ALIX Aleka, Aleki, Alessa, Alessi, Alessia, Alex, Alexanda, Alexanna, Alexanne, Alexena, Alexene, Alexina, Alexine, Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Ali, Alie, Aliki, Alista, Alla, Alle, Allessa, Allexa, Allexina, Alli, Allie, Allix, Ally, Alyx, Anda, Elena, Ellena, Lexa, Lexi, Lexy

(female) Anexa, ..

(male) Alel, ..

Alexa Carla (A.C.), ..

How popular is Alexa?

Alexa is a very popular first name for females (#1227 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#48196 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Alexa was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its top rank of #32 in the U.S. in the year 2015, and is currently at #90. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Alexa (#90 IN RECENT RANKINGS) listed in the Top 2000 are Elena (#66), Alexandra (#125), Alexis (#179), Lexi (#342), Allie (#350), Alexia (#517), Alessia (#580), Ally (#1274), Alex (#1332), Alessa (#1418), Lexa (#1805), Ali (#1841), Ellena, Alyx, Alexys, Alli, Alla, Alix, Alexus, Alexius, Alexina, Alexie, Alexi and Lexy. Other forms, like Allix, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Alexa reached its apex 2 decades ago (AVERAGE #1116) and is now significantly reduced (#1356, 60.9%), with versions like Alexis becoming somewhat dated. Elena, Alessia and Lexi are three of the more trendy birth names among these.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexa, Alessa, Alessia, Alex, Alexandra in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexius, Alexus, Alexys, Ali, Alix in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alla, Alli, Allie, Ally, Alyx in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elena, Ellena, Lexa, Lexi, Lexy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexa, Alex, Alexandra, Alexis, Elena, Lexi outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Adela, Adena, Aeeda, Akela, Ala, Alaia, Alala, Alana, Albia, Alda, Aldea, Alea, Aleah, Aleana, Alecia, Aleda, Aleea, Aleena, Aleesa, Aleeza, Alegra, Aleida, Alena, Alenah, Alene, Alenka, Alesha, Alesia, Aleta, Aletea, Aletia, Aletta, Aley, Aleyna, Alfa, Alica, Alida, Aliena, Alieza, Alika, Alina, Alisa, Alita, Aliza, Alleda, Allena, Allia, Alma, Almeda, Almena, Almeta, Alpha, Alta, Altha, Alufa, Alura, Alva, Alvena, Alya, Alyna, Alysa, Alyza, Alzena, Amena, Anela, Arela, Arena, Arlea, Arlena, Arleta, Asela, Atera, Avena, Aveza and Olexa. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alexa.

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