Origin:Greek
Popularity:1207
Meaning:man's defender
This feminine derivative of Alexander translates to “defender of man” in Greek. Alexander the Great, the fourth-century military leader and king of Macedon, was revered by the masses for his bravery and loyalty to his people. As a result, many forms of his long name have cropped up since his heyday, including Alexis, Alexandra, Alexandria, Alexa and Lexi. The name Alexia reached its high point in US polls at the turn of the century, possibly explaining how Matt Damon’s daughter, born in 1999, got her name.

Famous Alexias

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  • Alexia Barroso
    Daughter of Matt Damon
  • Alexia Echevarria
    Reality TV Star
  • Alexia Fast
    Actress
  • Alexia Putellas
    Soccer Player

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Source: Social Security Administration

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