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Alexa

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How popular is the baby name Alexa in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1916 5 5 0
1917 5 5 0
1921 6 6 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 10 10 0
1926 6 6 0
1927 6 6 0
1928 7 7 0
1931 5 5 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 7 7 0
1941 6 6 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 6 6 0
1944 16 16 0
1945 20 20 0
1946 24 24 0
1947 46 46 0
1948 48 48 0
1949 45 45 0
1950 38 38 0
1951 55 55 0
1952 52 52 0
1953 40 40 0
1954 33 33 0
1955 42 42 0
1956 33 33 0
1957 53 53 0
1958 39 39 0
1959 26 26 0
1960 34 34 0
1961 36 36 0
1962 47 47 0
1963 34 34 0
1964 30 30 0
1965 28 28 0
1966 33 33 0
1967 46 46 0
1968 80 80 0
1969 75 75 0
1970 85 85 0
1971 68 68 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 152 152 0
1974 214 214 0
1975 212 212 0
1976 202 202 0
1977 189 189 0
1978 175 175 0
1979 177 177 0
1980 179 179 0
1981 222 222 0
1982 215 215 0
1983 219 219 0
1984 216 210 6
1985 199 199 0
1986 503 498 5
1987 830 821 9
1988 925 918 7
1989 1,310 1,305 5
1990 2,139 2,131 8
1991 2,487 2,476 11
1992 2,240 2,234 6
1993 3,048 3,037 11
1994 3,458 3,440 18 #96 girl name
1995 3,359 3,359 0 #100 girl name
1996 3,266 3,260 6 #100 girl name
1997 3,096 3,090 6
1998 3,622 3,622 0 #93 girl name
1999 3,652 3,644 8 #89 girl name
2000 3,682 3,674 8 #87 girl name
2001 3,909 3,898 11 #78 girl name
2002 4,407 4,401 6 #69 girl name
2003 4,602 4,596 6 #67 girl name
2004 4,466 4,438 28 #72 girl name
2005 4,673 4,663 10 #66 girl name
2006 6,118 6,110 8 #39 girl name
2007 5,793 5,784 9 #40 girl name
2008 5,236 5,223 13 #50 girl name
2009 5,312 5,305 7 #43 girl name
2010 5,044 5,037 7 #50 girl name
2011 4,511 4,503 8 #55 girl name
2012 4,290 4,290 0 #57 girl name
2013 4,102 4,095 7 #60 girl name
2014 4,250 4,243 7 #63 girl name
2015 6,043 6,029 14 #32 girl name

Want to know about the popularity of the Alexa baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 114,334 babies born with the name Alexa in the United States. That's more than enough Alexas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alexa" was in 2006 with a total of 6,110 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alexas)

According to the 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alexa" ranks #52 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 188 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 5,312 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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Where is the name Alexa popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Alexa

The name "Alexa" is of American origin, and it means "Defender". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alexa Vega

Alexa Vega is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Alexa was born in 1988 as Alexa Ellesse Vega in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Alexa Chung

Alexa Chung is a model. Alexa was born in 1983 in Privett, Hampshire, England.

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Alexa Nikolas

Alexa Nikolas is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Alexa was born in 1992 as Alexa Helen Nikolas in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Alexa Ray Joel

Alexa Ray Joel is a singer, songwriter, and pianist specializing in pop, soul, blues, and jazz music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Alexa was born in 1986 in Manhattan, New York, U.S.

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Alexa Davalos

Alexa Davalos is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Alexa was born in 1982 as Alexa Davalos Dunas in Paris, France.

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Alexa Rae

Alexa was born in 1979.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Alexa

Alexa Amazon
Alexa Curtin
Alexa Penavega
Alexa Rank
Alexa Von Tobel
Alexa Bliss

Alternative Meanings

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

L is for little, the little things you do.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

X is for Xanadu, your place of paradise.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Axela". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aelax". 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 Alexa born Nov 6, 2007

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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 1775. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

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.

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