Alexa - girls name

Alexa name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 67%

Alexa name meaning:

The name Alexa is of Greek origin and is derived from the name Alexandra, which means "defender of mankind." It is a feminine variation of the name Alexander, which is one of the most popular names in the world. The name Alexa carries the same powerful and noble connotations as its root name, symbolizing strength, protection, and bravery. It is a name that exudes confidence and leadership qualities.

In recent years, the name Alexa has gained additional significance due to its association with Amazon's virtual assistant device, "Amazon Alexa." This technology has made the name even more recognizable and modern. However, it is important to note that the meaning of a name is not defined solely by external factors, but also by personal interpretation and cultural significance. Therefore, despite its technological association, the name Alexa still carries its original meaning of being a strong and noble defender of mankind.

Origin: Greek

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.

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: 1866 out of 5581

15 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Alexa

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