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


Alexis is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Alexis thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Alexis?

Alexis is an independent unisex name, which derived from the Greek name Aléxis (Ἀλέξις). Alexis could also be a short form of the names Alexander or Alexandra.

What does the name Alexis mean?

The unisex name Alexis means “defender”, “helper” and “protector” or “defender of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Alexis

Variants of the name Alexis

Aleksis Aléxis

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Popularity of the name Alexis

The name Alexis is ranked #2105 overall.

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