Origin:Greek
Popularity:432
Meaning:defender, protector
Alexis is a gender-neutral name with Greek origins. Meaning “defender” or “protector,” this name is fitting for those who want baby to stand for what they believe in as they grow older. Many moons ago, Alexis was once just as popular as the classic Alexandra but has since slipped off the charts. Alexis a cool looking name and one that elegantly rolls off the tongue. For those looking for a trendy alternative to the classic Alex or Alexandra, Alexis is the way to go.

Famous People Named Alexis

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  • Alexis Arguello
    Boxer
  • Alexis Bledel
    TV Actress
  • Alexis de Toqueville
    Academic
  • Alexis Faith Gosselin
    Reality TV Star
  • Alexis Gilbert Stewart
    Businesswoman
  • Alexis Gosselin
    TV Personality
  • Alexis Sanchez
    Soccer Player
  • Alexis Stewart
    Daughter of Martha Stewart
  • Kim Alexis
    Model

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Source: Social Security Administration

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