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


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

Origin of the name Alexis

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

What is the meaning of the name Alexis?

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 #2521 overall.

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