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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Aleksei

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  • A submission from Italy says the name Aleksei means "Protector, defender, the one who aid/assist" and is of Greek origin.

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Transliteration of Russian Алексе́й (Alekséj)

  1. A transliteration of a Russian male given name.

Aleksei was also found in the following language(s): Estonian and Finnish

Notable Persons Named Aleksei

Aleksei Alekseevich Brusilov is a military person. His military service ended in 1924.


Aleksei Berezutski is a soccer player for the PFC CSKA Moscow, FC Torpedo-ZIL Moscow, FC Chernomorets Novorossiysk, and Russia national football team. Aleksei was born on June 20th, 1982 in Moscow.


Aleksei Kravchenko is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1985 to present. Aleksei was given the name Aleksei Yevgenyevich Kravchenko on October 10th, 1969 in Moscow.


Aleksei Balabanov was a film director. His career lasted from 1989 to 2012. Aleksei was born on February 25th, 1959 in Yekaterinburg. He left this life on May 18th, 2013.


Aleksei was born on September 9th, 1929.


Aleksei Miranchuk is a soccer player for the FC Lokomotiv Moscow, FC Spartak Moscow, Russia national under-17 football team, Russia national under-19 football team, and Russia national under-21 football team. Aleksei was born on October 17th, 1995 in Slavyansk-na-Kubani.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Aleksei

Aleksei was born in 1425. He passed away in 1488.


Fun Facts about the name Aleksei

  • How Popular is the name Aleksei? Aleksei is the 19,724th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Aleksei have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 361 babies born with the first name Aleksei in the United States. That's more than enough people named Aleksei to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Aleksei? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1994 when it was given as a first name to 10 new born babies.
  • When was Aleksei first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Aleksei is Wednesday, May 30th, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Aleksei born? The highest recorded use of the first name Aleksei was in 2001 with a total of 25 babies.
  • Random Aleksei Factoid: According to the 2000 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Aleksei is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2000.
  • Weird things about the name Aleksei: Your name in reverse order is Ieskela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Elkeais. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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