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Alexi

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5k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alexi

"Alexi" is a name of Slavic origin, and it means "Defender of the People". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Alexi

Alexi Lalas is a soccer player for the Rutgers Scarlet Knights, Calcio Padova, New England Revolution, Club Sport Emelec, New York Red Bulls, Sporting Kansas City, LA Galaxy, and United States men's national soccer team. Alexi was born on June 1st, 1970 in Birmingham, Michigan, United States.

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Alexi Laiho is a melodic death metal, power metal, neoclassical metal, thrash metal, and symphonic black metal musician. He plays List of guitars manufactured by ESP. He has been prominent since 1993. Alexi was given the name Markku Uula Aleksi Laiho on April 8th, 1979 in Espoo, Finland. Alexi is also known as Wildchild.

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Alexi Murdoch is a contemporary folk music musician. He has been prominent since 2002. Alexi was born on December 27th, 1973.

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Alexi Giannoulias is a Treasurer of Illinois and Illinois Treasurer. Alexi was born on March 16th, 1976 in Chicago.

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Alexi Nikolai is a comics character.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1965 7 0 7
1967 6 0 6
1968 11 6 5
1969 10 5 5
1970 13 7 6
1971 6 0 6
1972 13 5 8
1973 17 0 17
1974 21 10 11
1975 21 8 13
1976 16 0 16
1977 21 9 12
1978 16 0 16
1979 35 15 20
1980 25 12 13
1981 33 15 18
1982 34 13 21
1983 27 9 18
1984 45 22 23
1985 45 23 22
1986 47 30 17
1987 60 39 21
1988 81 66 15
1989 75 53 22
1990 121 94 27
1991 135 106 29
1992 127 85 42
1993 140 110 30
1994 190 148 42
1995 176 133 43
1996 195 150 45
1997 199 140 59
1998 236 185 51
1999 223 186 37
2000 213 163 50
2001 215 165 50
2002 236 196 40
2003 214 173 41
2004 199 134 65
2005 194 140 54
2006 205 151 54
2007 196 140 56
2008 218 145 73
2009 168 123 45
2010 200 156 44
2011 167 126 41
2012 128 91 37
2013 106 71 35
2014 98 68 30
2015 106 77 29
2016 101 76 25

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Popularity of Alexi as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Alexi

  • How Popular is the name Alexi? Alexi is the 3,550th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alexi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,391 babies born with the first name Alexi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alexi to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alexi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1965 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alexi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alexi is Monday, February 11th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Alexi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alexi was in 2002 with a total of 196 babies.
  • Random Alexi Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alexi is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Alexi: Your name in reverse order is Ixela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Leaxi. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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