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Alexis

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

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1882 6 0 6
1887 5 0 5
1895 5 0 5
1907 5 0 5
1911 8 0 8
1912 14 0 14
1913 6 0 6
1914 14 0 14
1915 14 0 14
1916 20 0 20
1917 19 0 19
1918 13 0 13
1919 18 0 18
1920 19 0 19
1921 19 0 19
1922 9 0 9
1923 17 0 17
1924 14 0 14
1925 18 0 18
1926 13 0 13
1927 11 0 11
1928 8 0 8
1929 11 0 11
1930 8 0 8
1931 17 5 12
1932 11 0 11
1933 13 0 13
1934 11 0 11
1935 9 0 9
1937 12 0 12
1938 5 0 5
1939 13 0 13
1940 7 0 7
1941 12 5 7
1942 52 36 16
1943 99 88 11
1944 147 124 23
1945 137 122 15
1946 237 221 16
1947 264 248 16
1948 231 217 14
1949 291 269 22
1950 248 230 18
1951 272 252 20
1952 279 252 27
1953 243 216 27
1954 210 177 33
1955 204 174 30
1956 227 182 45
1957 228 193 35
1958 232 186 46
1959 217 168 49
1960 234 169 65
1961 223 154 69
1962 230 154 76
1963 239 173 66
1964 190 104 86
1965 271 166 105
1966 289 186 103
1967 324 185 139
1968 284 174 110
1969 338 204 134
1970 480 356 124
1971 501 344 157
1972 533 398 135
1973 643 491 152
1974 781 601 180
1975 895 678 217
1976 906 692 214
1977 965 726 239
1978 1,025 771 254
1979 1,341 1,011 330
1980 1,618 1,268 350
1981 1,991 1,585 406
1982 3,883 3,122 761 #93 girl name
1983 4,121 3,463 658 #83 girl name
1984 3,765 3,290 475 #89 girl name
1985 3,034 2,515 519
1986 2,623 2,194 429
1987 2,934 2,458 476
1988 3,318 2,901 417 #97 girl name
1989 4,063 3,513 550 #92 girl name
1990 5,991 5,255 736 #66 girl name
1991 7,764 7,007 757 #47 girl name
1992 8,714 7,948 766 #40 girl name
1993 11,929 10,830 1,099 #27 girl name
1994 14,324 13,036 1,288 #18 girl name
1995 16,210 14,330 1,880 #14 girl name
1996 18,382 16,587 1,795 #8 girl name
1997 20,354 17,172 3,182 #8 girl name
1998 22,093 19,777 2,316 #6 girl name
1999 21,666 19,232 2,434 #3 girl name
2000 20,341 17,627 2,714 #6 girl name
2001 19,164 16,396 2,768 #5 girl name
2002 18,012 15,633 2,379 #5 girl name
2003 17,577 14,857 2,720 #7 girl name
2004 17,640 13,465 4,175 #11 girl name
2005 15,011 11,962 3,049 #13 girl name
2006 14,419 11,219 3,200 #14 girl name
2007 12,554 9,901 2,653 #19 girl name
2008 12,053 9,713 2,340 #15 girl name
2009 11,940 9,922 2,018 #13 girl name
2010 9,870 8,249 1,621 #16 girl name
2011 7,991 6,510 1,481 #26 girl name
2012 6,896 5,337 1,559 #40 girl name
2013 5,944 4,756 1,188 #46 girl name
2014 5,360 4,188 1,172 #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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alexis" ranks #63 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Nevada. Imagine that, 18 babies in Nevada have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of 3,883 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alexis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alexis as well as things modernly associated with the name Alexis such as celebrities named Alexis.

Russian

Origin and Meaning of Alexis

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.

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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Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

X is for x, the mysterious side of you!

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

Your name in reverse order is "Sixela". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Lixaes". 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.

Past life for Alexis born May 6, 1980

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 Ukraine approximately on 1375. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Alexis

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