Alexis - boys name

Alexis name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 67%

Alexis name meaning:

The name Alexis is of Greek origin and has several meanings. One interpretation is "defender" or "helper," derived from the Greek word "alexein," which means to defend or protect. This meaning reflects qualities of strength, courage, and the ability to stand up for oneself or others. Another possible meaning is "man's defender," as the name can also be derived from the Greek name "Alexandros," which combines "alexein" with "aner," meaning man. In this sense, Alexis can be seen as a strong and independent individual who supports and protects others.

The name Alexis gained popularity as a unisex name in the United States during the 20th century. It is often associated with individuals who possess qualities such as intelligence, kindness, and leadership. Alexis is a name that exudes a sense of empowerment and self-assurance. It carries with it a sense of strength and the ability to overcome challenges. Overall, the name Alexis represents a person who is not afraid to stand up for what they believe in and who strives to make a positive impact on the world around them.

Origin: Greek

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.


Unisex names, Saints names

Related names

Alexander , Alandair, Alasdair , Alastair , Alec , Alejandra , Alejandro , Alejo, Alek , Aleka, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksander , Aleksy, Alesandro, Alessandra , Alessandre, Alessandri, Alex , Alexa , Alexandra , Alexandrea, Alexandria , Alexandrina , Alexandro , Alexi , Alexia , Alexina , Alexine, Alexis , Alick, Alik, Alisander, Alissander, Alistaire, Alister , Alistir, Alixandra, Allissandre, Allistair, Allistir, Alsandair, Alsandare, Alyssandra, Alyx , Elke, Lexandra, Lexi , Lisandra, Olexa, Pip , Sacha , Sachenka, Sachka, Sande, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra , Sandy , Sascha , Sasha , Xandra, Xandy

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Overall UK ranking: 1595 out of 4789

15 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

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Historical popularity of Alexis

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