Alexis: Name Meaning, Popularity and Info on


  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Greek
  • Meaning: Defender Of The People

What is the meaning of the name Alexis?

The name Alexis is primarily a gender-neutral name of Greek origin that means Defender Of The People.

From the Greek word "alexo" meaning "to defend or help." Also used as a Russian diminutive form of Alexander.

Name made popular due to the TV character Alexis Carrington on "Dynasty" played by Joan Collins.

Different Spellings of the name Alexis:


People who like the name Alexis also like:

Ethan, Liam, Aiden, Jacob, Lucas, Alexander, Benjamin, Ava, Alexa, Emma, Isabella, Abigail, Olivia, Sophia

Names like Alexis:

Alayja, Alyosha, Alexey, Alisha, Alexius, Alexei, Alick, Alyssa, Alexia, Alisa, Alucia, Alicja, Ailish, Alissa, Aliyas, Alice, Ailsa, Alize, Aloisia, Alaqua, Alayka, Alezae, Alejo, Alekos, Aelius, Alois, Ailis, Alexi, Alka, Alake

Stats for the Name Alexis

checkmark Alexis is currently #80 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Alexis is currently #361 in U.S. births

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