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What does Alyx mean?

Alyx Pronunciation of Alyx as a name for girls is a Greek name, and Alyx means "defender". Alyx is an alternate spelling of Alexis (Greek): originally a boy's name.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender



RELATIONS VIA ALEXIS Alexa, Alexi, Alexia, Alexus, Alexys



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How popular is Alyx?

Alyx is a rare first name for women. Alyx is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alyx was first listed in 1993 and reached its apex rank of #1840 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Alyx are Alex (#1332 FROM RECENT DATA), Alexa (#90), Alexi, Alexia (#517), Alexis (#179), Alexus, Alexys and Alix. Adoption of these relations of Alyx was more pronounced 2 decades ago (USAGE OF 1.5%) and is now significantly lower (USAGE 0.3%, DOWN 79%), with forms like Alexis becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyx, Alex, Alexa, Alexi, Alexia in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Alyx is pronounced similarly to Allix. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aalya, Ady, Agy, Agye, Ailyn, Al, Ala, Alah, Alaya, Alba, Alby, Alda, Alea, Aley, Alfa, Alfi, Alfy (see Alfreda), Ali, Alia, Alie, Alis, Aliya, Aliye, Aliz, Alla, Alle, Alli, Ally, Allyn, Allys, Alma, Aloe, Alta, Alva, Alvy, Alya, Alyce, Alyda, Alyna, Alyne, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alyss, Alyza, Amy, Amya, Amye, Anya, Anyu, Arly, Arlyn, Arlys, Arya, Aryn, Asya, Aya, Ayn and Nyx. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alyx.

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