Home > Alexey


What does Alexey mean?

Alexey Pronunciation of Alexey as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Alexey means "defender". Alexey is an alternate form of Alexis (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender


VARIANTS Alexy, Alexio, Alexi, Alexei, Aleksio, Aleksi, Aleksei

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALEXIS Alejo, Alexios, Alexius, Alexus



Alexey Demetrius (A.D.), ..

How popular is Alexey?

Alexey is a rare first name for males. Alexey is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular varying forms of Alexey (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Alexi and Alexis (#445 IN RECENT RANKINGS). These relations of Alexey were popular a decade ago (AVERAGE #991) and have become significantly less popular since, with the version Alexis becoming less trendy. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alexey and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alexey is pronounced similarly to Aluxio and Oleksey. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ackley, Adeel, Adeev, Adley, Adney, Aimerey, Akeem, Albany, Alben, Albie, Aldred, Alec, Aleck, Alecko, Aleco, Alek, Aleko, Aleks, Alem, Alerio, Alex, Alexan, Alfeo, Alfey, Alfie, Alfred, Alfrey, Alger, Algey, Algie, Algy, Alix, Allex, Alley, Allie, Allmer, Alojzy, Alured, Alven, Alvy, Amedeo, Ameen, Ameer, Amerey, Amery, Andrey, Ansley, Arese, Arney, Aseem, Ashbey, Asheley (see Ashley), Atlee, Atley, Attley, Audey, Autrey, Averel, Averey, Avery, Axe, Axel, Azeem, Blaney, Claney, Coxey, Dewey, Ellerey, Elrey, Olexei, Olexey, Olexiy and Olley. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alexey.

See names
in meaning and etymology.