Name Alexei Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alexei


Alexei is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Alexei

Alexei is a Russian form of the Greek names Aléxios / Αλέξιος or Aléxis / Ἀλέξις and corresponds to the name Alexis.

What is the meaning of the name Alexei?

Alexei means “defending men”, “defender of men”, “defender of the people” or “protector of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Alexei

Variants of the name Alexei

Aleksei Aleksej Alexej

Popularity of the name Alexei

The name Alexei is ranked #4505 overall.

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