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What does Alexi mean?

Alexi Pronunciation of Alexi as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Alexi) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alexi is "man's defender, warrior". Alexi is a variant form of Alexander (Greek). Alexi is also a derivative of Alexis (Greek).


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender, warrior


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

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA ALEXANDER, ALEXIS Al, Alec, Aleco, Alejo, Alek, Aleko, Alex, Alexan, Alexios, Alexius, Alexus, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alix, Allie, Lex, Lexo

(male) Aleal, ..

(female) Aleal, ..

Alexi Azriel (A.A.), ..

How popular is Alexi?

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

Alexi entered the list in 1992 and reached its peak position of #1671 in the U.S. in 1997, but is not ranked currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Alexi appearing in the Top 2000 are Alexander (#11 A YEAR AGO), Alex (#153), Alexis (#445), Alec (#539), Alek (#1533), Lex (#1847), Al, Alix and Allie. Other variants, like Aleksio, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Alexi was at its apex in 1995 (AVERAGE #1075) and is somewhat lower today (#1252, 48%), with forms like Alex becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexi, Al, Alec, Alek, Alex in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alexis, Alix, Allie, Lex in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Alexi is pronounced similarly to Aluxio and Oleksi. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aleck, Aled, Aleks, Alem, Alen, Aleric, Alerio, Ali, Allex, Averi and Olexi. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alexi.

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