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Alexis Name Meaning and Origin

Alexis Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Defender of the people, Helper

Name Origin


The name Alexis means 'Defender of the people' in Greek. It is derived from the Greek word 'alexein', which means 'to defend'. Alexis is a popular unisex name with a strong and positive meaning.

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Alexis Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Alexis is pronounced as uh-LEK-sis, with a smooth flow and familiar sounds. It is easy to say and remember.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Alexis has a balanced rhythm with emphasis on the first syllable. It flows well and is pleasing to the ear.

Famous People Named Alexis

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel is an American actress known for her role as Rory Gilmore in the TV series 'Gilmore Girls'. She has also starred in 'The Handmaid's Tale' and 'Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants'.

● Alexis Ohanian

Alexis Ohanian is a co-founder of Reddit, a popular social news website. He is also an investor and entrepreneur known for his work in the tech industry.

● Alexis Sánchez

Alexis Sánchez is a Chilean professional footballer who has played for top clubs like Barcelona, Arsenal, and Manchester United. Known for his speed and skill on the field.

Alexis Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Alexis

The name Alexis does not have strong negative cultural associations or connections to negative characters. It is a widely accepted and respected name in various cultures.

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