Alexia

First Name
42k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alexia

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun A*lex"i*a
As used by some, inability to read aloud, due to brain disease.More commonly, inability, due to brain disease, to understand written or printed symbols although they can be seen, as in case of word blindness.

Etymology: NL.; a- not + Gr. � speech, fr. � to speak, confused with L. legere to read

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  1. Inability to perceive written words
Wiktionary

Feminine form of Alexius.

  1. A female given name .

Alexia was also found in the following language(s): Finnish and French

Notable Persons Named Alexia

Ally Ioannides is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2009 to present. Ally was given the name Alexia Ioannides in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. Ally is also known as Alexia Ioannides and Alexia "Ally" Ioannides.

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Alexia Fast is an actress. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Alexia was born on September 12th, 1992 in Vancouver.

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Alexia Barlier is an actress. Alexia was born in Paris, France.

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Alexia Khadime is an actor, singing, actress, and singer. Her career lasted from 1999 to 1999. Alexia was born Alexia Khadime on June 9th, 1983 in London.

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Alexia is a eurodance and pop music musician. She was most active from 1990 to present. Alexia was given the name Alessia Aquilani on May 19th, 1967.

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Lexi Fernandez is an actor, presenter, singing, dance, actress, host, singer, and dancer. She has had major accomplishments since 2010. Lexi was given the name Alexia Maria Michaella Moynihan Fernandez Alvarez on January 5th, 1995 in Manila. Lexi is also known as Lexi, Leslie, Misty, Giselle, and Lexi Fernandez.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alexia

Princess Alexia is royalty. Princess was born as the child of Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands on June 26th, 2005 in The Hague.

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Alexia is a eurodance and pop music musician. She was most active from 1990 to present. Alexia was given the name Alessia Aquilani on May 19th, 1967.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1916 7 7 0
1919 5 5 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 5 5 0
1924 9 9 0
1927 5 5 0
1931 5 5 0
1935 5 5 0
1937 5 5 0
1943 12 12 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 13 13 0
1947 20 20 0
1948 19 19 0
1949 16 16 0
1950 17 17 0
1951 15 15 0
1952 21 21 0
1953 24 24 0
1954 19 19 0
1955 26 26 0
1956 15 15 0
1957 18 18 0
1958 9 9 0
1959 17 17 0
1960 32 32 0
1961 23 23 0
1962 29 29 0
1963 22 22 0
1964 17 17 0
1965 47 47 0
1966 45 45 0
1967 47 47 0
1968 59 59 0
1969 65 65 0
1970 46 46 0
1971 41 41 0
1972 44 44 0
1973 59 59 0
1974 81 81 0
1975 105 105 0
1976 92 92 0
1977 78 78 0
1978 86 86 0
1979 117 117 0
1980 148 143 5
1981 183 183 0
1982 244 244 0
1983 162 162 0
1984 157 157 0
1985 154 154 0
1986 153 153 0
1987 226 221 5
1988 266 266 0
1989 318 318 0
1990 422 422 0
1991 464 464 0
1992 456 456 0
1993 691 691 0
1994 880 880 0
1995 913 913 0
1996 1,076 1,076 0
1997 1,118 1,118 0
1998 1,365 1,365 0
1999 1,651 1,651 0
2000 2,019 2,019 0
2001 2,294 2,294 0
2002 2,697 2,691 6
2003 2,503 2,495 8
2004 2,457 2,448 9
2005 2,130 2,125 5
2006 2,136 2,130 6
2007 1,941 1,941 0
2008 1,608 1,608 0
2009 1,472 1,472 0
2010 1,294 1,294 0
2011 1,149 1,149 0
2012 1,283 1,283 0
2013 1,826 1,826 0
2014 1,223 1,223 0
2015 1,016 1,016 0
2016 865 865 0

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Fun Facts about the name Alexia

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  • How Popular is the name Alexia? Alexia is the 1,097th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Alexia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,442 babies born with the first name Alexia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alexia to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alexia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alexia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alexia is Monday, June 5th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Alexia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alexia was in 2002 with a total of 2,691 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alexia!
  • Random Alexia Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alexia ranks 76th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 48 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Alexia: Your name in reverse order is Aixela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lixaae. 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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