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What does Lexa mean?

Lexa Pronunciation of Lexa as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Lexa means "man's defender". Lexa is an alternate spelling of Alexandra (Greek): Latinate feminine variant spelling of Alexander. Lexa is also a variation of Lexie (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender


VARIANTS Lexya, Lexy, Lexia, Lexi

RELATIONS VIA ALEXANDRA, LEXIE Aleka, Alex, Alexa, Alexea, Alexi, Alexia, Alla, Allexa, Anda, Cesya, Elena, Lesy, Lesya, Lexann, Lexina, Lexine, Lexus



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How popular is Lexa?

Lexa is an uncommon given name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#62236 out of 150436, Top 41%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Lexa was first listed in 2017 and reached its highest position of #1805 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Elena (#66 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Alexa (#90), Alexandra (#125), Lexi (#342), Alexia (#517), Lexie (#776), Alex (#1332), Alexi, Alla, Lexus and Lexy are the prominent variation forms of Lexa (#1805) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Lexa was widespread in 2006 (AVERAGE #892) and is somewhat lower today (#1087, 30.7% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Alexia becoming somewhat outmoded. Elena and Lexi are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lexa, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexia, Alla, Elena, Lexi, Lexie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lexus, Lexy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Lada, Laela, Lala, Lana, Lara, Lata, Lea, Leah, Leala, Lean, Leana, Leasa, Lecia, Leda, Ledah, Lee, Leela, Leena, Leesa, Leeta, Leeya, Leeza, Legra, Leia, Leila, Leina, Leisa, Lela, Lena, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenda, Lene, Leni, Lenna, Lenya, Leoda, Leola, Leona, Lesha, Lesia, Leta, Letha, Letta, Lexis, Leya, Leyda, Leyla, Leyna, Lia, Liba, Liesa, Lila, Lira, Lisa, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza, Lola, Lona, Lora, Luba, Lula, Luna, Lura, Lusa, Lyda, Lyla, Lyna, Lyra, Lysa, Lyza and Xuxa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lexa.

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