Origin:Greek
Popularity:737
Meaning:man's defender
A shortened version of Alexandra, Lexi has stood on her own as a first name since the 1990s and is the most popular nickname Alexandra shorties (including Alex and Alexis). Alexandra comes from the Latin Alexander and the Greek name “Alexandros.”

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Source: Social Security Administration

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