Lexis

First Name
3k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lexis

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  • A user from Florida, United States says the name Lexis is of German origin and means "Defender of People".

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  1. A male given name, equivalent of English Alexis.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lexis

Wilhelm Lexis was a scientist. Wilhelm was given the name Wilhelm Hector Richard Albrecht Lexis on July 17th, 1837 in Eschweiler. He breathed his last breath on August 24th, 1914.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1982 8 8 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 5 5 0
1985 8 8 0
1986 10 10 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 13 13 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 53 53 0
1992 61 61 0
1993 91 91 0
1994 144 139 5
1995 176 167 9
1996 199 199 0
1997 199 199 0
1998 223 217 6
1999 180 180 0
2000 187 187 0
2001 190 190 0
2002 163 163 0
2003 169 169 0
2004 177 177 0
2005 126 118 8
2006 133 133 0
2007 109 109 0
2008 95 90 5
2009 119 113 6
2010 92 92 0
2011 79 79 0
2012 75 70 5
2013 45 45 0
2014 40 40 0
2015 35 35 0
2016 23 23 0
2017 12 12 0
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International Interest for Lexis

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Popularity of Lexis as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Lexis

  • How Popular is the name Lexis? Lexis is the 4,945th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Lexis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,282 babies born with the first name Lexis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lexis to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lexis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1982 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Lexis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lexis is Wednesday, June 8th, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Lexis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lexis was in 1998 with a total of 217 babies.
  • Random Lexis Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lexis is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Lexis: Your name in reverse order is Sixel. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lxeis. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.