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Alexis Name Meaning and Origin

Alexis Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Defender, helper, protector

Name Origin


The name Alexis means 'defender' or 'helper'. It originates from the Greek language and is commonly used for both boys and girls. In Greek mythology, Alexis was a name given to those who were believed to protect and assist others.

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Alexis Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Alexis is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables, making it pleasant to the ears.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Alexis has a balanced rhythm with two symmetrical syllables, creating a harmonious sound.

Famous People Named Alexis

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● Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel is an American actress and model best known for her role as Rory Gilmore on the television series 'Gilmore Girls'. She has also appeared in films like 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants'.

● Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian is the co-founder of Reddit, a popular social news aggregation and discussion website. He is also a successful entrepreneur, investor, and advocate for internet freedom.

● Alexis Ren

Alexis Ren is an American model and social media influencer known for her work with brands like Calvin Klein and Sports Illustrated. She gained fame through her popular Instagram account.

● Alexis Smith

Alexis Smith was a Canadian-born American actress known for her roles in films like 'The Age of Innocence' and 'Night and Day'. She was also a talented singer and dancer.

● Alexis Arquette

Alexis Arquette was an American actress and transgender activist known for her roles in films like 'The Wedding Singer' and 'Pulp Fiction'. She was a prominent advocate for LGBTQ rights.

Alexis Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Alexis

The name Alexis does not bring to mind any relevant negative characters or cultural symbols. It is a widely accepted and well-liked name with positive connotations of protection and assistance.

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