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Alexis

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Russian
  • Meaning: Defender of the People
  • #169 All Time
  • #64 in 2014
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Alexis" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1882606
1887505
1895505
1907505
1911808
191214014
1913606
191414014
191514014
191620020
191719019
191813013
191918018
192019019
192119019
1922909
192317017
192414014
192518018
192613013
192711011
1928808
192911011
1930808
193117512
193211011
193313013
193411011
1935909
193712012
1938505
193913013
1940707
19411257
1942523616
1943998811
194414712423
194513712215
194623722116
194726424816
194823121714
194929126922
195024823018
195127225220
195227925227
195324321627
195421017733
195520417430
195622718245
195722819335
195823218646
195921716849
196023416965
196122315469
196223015476
196323917366
196419010486
1965271166105
1966289186103
1967324185139
1968284174110
1969338204134
1970480356124
1971501344157
1972533398135
1973643491152
1974781601180
1975895678217
1976906692214
1977965726239
19781,025771254
19791,3411,011330
19801,6181,268350
19811,9911,585406
19823,8833,122761#93 girl name
19834,1213,463658#83 girl name
19843,7653,290475#89 girl name
19853,0342,515519
19862,6232,194429
19872,9342,458476
19883,3182,901417#97 girl name
19894,0633,513550#92 girl name
19905,9915,255736#66 girl name
19917,7647,007757#47 girl name
19928,7147,948766#40 girl name
199311,92910,8301,099#27 girl name
199414,32413,0361,288#18 girl name
199516,21014,3301,880#14 girl name
199618,38216,5871,795#8 girl name
199720,35417,1723,182#8 girl name
199822,09319,7772,316#6 girl name
199921,66619,2322,434#3 girl name
200020,34117,6272,714#6 girl name
200119,16416,3962,768#5 girl name
200218,01215,6332,379#5 girl name
200317,57714,8572,720#7 girl name
200417,64013,4654,175#11 girl name
200515,01111,9623,049#13 girl name
200614,41911,2193,200#14 girl name
200712,5549,9012,653#19 girl name
200812,0539,7132,340#15 girl name
200911,9409,9222,018#13 girl name
20109,8708,2491,621#16 girl name
20117,9916,5101,481#26 girl name
20126,8965,3371,559#40 girl name
20135,9444,7561,188#46 girl name
20145,3604,1881,172#64 girl name

Want to know about the populiarty of Alexis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 388,463 babies born with the name Alexis in the United States. That's more than enough Alexis to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1882 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alexis" was in 1998 with a total of 19,777 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alexis)

According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alexis" ranks #6 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 317 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 17,640 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Alexis" mean?

Alexis (Russian): Defender of the People

The name "Alexis" is of Russian origin and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for love, your love of life!

E is for elegant, born within you.

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for serene, your calm time.

Your name in reverse order is "Sixela". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Exsali". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Alexis popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alexis in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Alexis

Alexis Bledel

Alexis Bledel is an actress, model, and producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Alexis was born in 1981 as Kimberly Alexis Bledel in Houston, Texas, United States.

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Alexis Denisof

Alexis Denisof is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Alexis was born in 1966 in Salisbury, Maryland, U.S.

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Alexis Amore

Alexis Amore is an adult biography. Alexis was born in 1978 as Fabiola Melgar Garcia in Lima, Peru.

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Alexis Dziena

Alexis Dziena is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Alexis was born in 1984 as Alexis Gabrielle Dziena in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Alexis Ayala

Alexis Ayala is an actor. Alexis was born in 1965 as David Alexis Ayala Padro in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Faith Ford

Faith Ford is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1983 to present. Faith was born in 1964 as Alexis Ford in Alexandria, Louisiana, U.S.

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Past life for Alexis born Jan 21, 1927

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. Your problem - to learn determination and persistency. Every misfortune should crash upon your strong will.

Name poster for Alexis

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