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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Lexi
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Lexi in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Lexi:
Records indicate that 15,638 girls in the United States have been named Lexi since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2010, when 1,295 people in the U.S. were given the name Lexi. Those people are now 8 years old.
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Comments about the name Lexi
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57 Positive Comments
"My name is Charlotte Alexandra but I preferred my middle name, I've gone by Lexi or Ali since 2nd grade, it's a hassle when I have to use my legal first name for some purposes people will ask "how do you get Lexi out of Charlotte" lol so I have to explain that it's short for my middle name. I stopped being called Ali because I named my daughter Alyssa and that's her nickname now. I love the name Lexi it's cute and fun, just like me(:" Oct. 27, 2014:
"We named our Daughter Lexi and we love the name. She is very strong willed and beautiful! Lexi loves her name as well, it is short and sweet like her!!!" Dec. 22, 2012:
"My 3 month old is called Lexi. Not short for anything. Lexi Francesca. I did have some reservations when naming her as I also worried that it doesn't age well and may not suit an 80 year old but we also call her Lex which I love and I think will sound great when older. It is a pretty name so suits my beautiful daughter" Dec. 11, 2012:
"My daughter was born in 1996 I named her Lexi. Short for nothing. Love the name still, she does also!" Aug. 12, 2012:
"Love the name Lexi! I'm planning to have another child i'm guessing is another girl. Unfortunately for me, their's an Alexa in the family, which Lexi is short for that name and I don't want to repeat names. What's another name short for Lexi?." May. 31, 2012:
"I'm Naming My Daughter Alexandra Scott And We Are Gonna Call Her Lexi! My Husband Fell In Love With The Men Lexi. So We Compromised With Alexandra With Nickname Lexi. I Think It's Adorable! :-) Can't Wait To Meet My Lil Girl!" Feb. 28, 2012:
"My name is lexi but i spell it Lexc andi would never trade my namefor anything!" May. 25, 2011:
"Love the name Lexi, people seem to adore the name and has become more popular over the past few years." May. 2, 2011:
"I love my name so much and i will never trade it for anything. But my name is not the problem it is my last. Well people usually say it correct but you can never find anything with my name on it like mugs,christmas tree ordiments, and ect.
I LOVE THE NAME LEXI!! (Just LEXI)" Apr. 10, 2011:
"Im from England my daughter is called lexi we call her lexi luu and lex. the name means defender of mankind. she prob will be as she has a real strong will and is very beautiful. everyone she meets is charmed" Dec. 24, 2010:
"my real name is lexi! just LEXI.
i can never find anything with just lexi on it.
but i LOOOOOOVVVE my name(:" Nov. 29, 2010:
"my names alexandra and im knows as lexy thats how i spell it and always have :) love it better then my full name, theres also lex, alexa but i love lexy the most :-)" Nov. 5, 2010:
"My name is alexi but people call me lexi for short.I have 5 people in my family.My favorite person is my nanna." Oct. 30, 2010:
"just named our newborn daughter Lexi, lots of compliments, many people compliment us on what a beautiful name it is!" Oct. 14, 2010:
"My best friend's name is Lexi Lynn and I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE!!! her and her name! I really want to think of a nickname for her that no one else calls her because there's Lexi Luu, Mexi Lexi, Sexi Lexi, and Lex plus a few more but I can't think of anything at all so can somebody help me please?" Sep. 5, 2010:
"my name is nicola but when my daughter is born i will be calling her lexi love the name its beautiful.cant wait to meet my baby 3 months to go whoop.xx" Jun. 26, 2010:
"My baby is 2 weeks old we have called her lexi faith :) I'm also from the uk ! X" Jun. 20, 2010:
"I had a baby girl in Feb 2010. I named her Lexi. I wanted to spell it with 2 X's. Lexxi. but I love the name its so darn adorable. and everyone in nm does not have that name. Well as far as i know." Jun. 18, 2010:
"My real name is "Alexus", however almost everyone calls me Lexi. I only get called Alexus by my science teacher." Jun. 8, 2010:
"I had twin girls and one of their names is Alexandera Madison, we call her "Lexi" it suites her perfectly! my other twins name is Isabella Rose the pairing was unique to me.I have not heard this name much,( Lexi) not since I saw Ice Castles as a kid." Jan. 25, 2010:
"my name is Alexandria Ann Smith but thats my full name to evryone my full name is Lexi everyone calls me Lexi no body ever calls me Lexi no one calls me Alexandria even my teacher calls me Lexi well thats what i have to share oh and i lol love my name and my nickname ." Dec. 21, 2009:
"My name is Alexandra but everyone in my family calls me Lexi and my friends in my 6th grade class calls me Alex even my teacher calls me Alex but my neighbors and my family call me Lexi its kind of weird because i have 2 nicknames which is Alex and Lexi my.I hate it when my friends keep asking me how do i spell my name then i say you can just go by Lexi or Alex and thats what i like about having a nickname if someone does not know how to spell your name just go by your nickname and nicknames are easy to spell i lol love my names!!!" Dec. 20, 2009:
"my gorgeous baby girl (10 weeks) is called Lexi Rose. shes amazing and i love the name. Im from glasgow!" Dec. 7, 2009:
"lexi is my nickname,and i love it! my real name is alexandra, but people always pronounce it alexandria, and that bugs me. my aunt calls me "sexy lexi" sometimes too. that can be embarrassing." Jul. 29, 2009:
"my dogs name is lexy :) and we call her sexy lexy lol... its a cute name for girls though" Jul. 28, 2009:
"my name is Alexis but my friends and family have so many nicknames for me. i mostly go by Lexi, but people sometimes call me lex, alex, lexis, and alexi. i love the name lexi cause it sounds fun and the x makes it more original and different. its so fun because you can spell it sooo many different ways.like lexi, lexie,lexy, lexee, lexxi, lexxy, sexy lexi, and so on :)" Jun. 13, 2009:
"I am Lexy Maria Alappattu from India. I feel so proud to have this name because the word meaning of lexy is defender of mankind. In our country we have a nice pennamed Lexi pens." Mar. 21, 2009:
"My name's Lexi and i love it, my full name's Alexis though. I like Lexi ALOT more than Alexis, it sounds more fun. (:" Mar. 12, 2009:
"my name is Alexandra but people have called me Lexi since i was little. i love being called Lexi. i feel as if it suits me more than Alexandra which i feel is too proper. some people call me Slexi or sexy Lexi but its OK. i got over it." Feb. 22, 2009:
"I really like this name. Its kind of like mine, Toni, where everyone will ask..."oh is that short for something?"" Jan. 19, 2009:
"LOVE the name...just named my cute little dog that name!" Dec. 30, 2008:
"my real name is Alekzandra but I go by Lekzi. It's a unique spelling that I have yet to meet anyone other than myself who has it." Nov. 19, 2008:
"my name is lexi, and so far it has been a great name for me! I like it because it is my full name, and not many people have the full name of LEXI. most people spell it lexie or lexy. actually, my friend has a dog named lexie, obviously spelled with an "ie". i think that it is a supnky name with attitude! most people have been saying that lexi spelled with an i on the end sounds like a nickname, but i think that it is very unique and mature. i love my name, and i wouldn't have named myself anything different! : )" Oct. 28, 2008:
"My name is Lexi and I love it. I was called Sexy Lexi when I was younger. Once I came home crying about it and my mom said, "thats a compliment! I wish people would call me Sexy Lisa!" So I got over it. Its really short for Alexandra, but no one calls me that. I know 3 other Lexi's though.." Oct. 14, 2008:
"We called our 6 month old Lexi. Her middle name is Grace. I love it but I must admit many people didn't like it. It really suits our little girl. We are in australia. It is unusual here." Oct. 6, 2008:
"I LOVE MY NAME! my name is Lexi and i do get called "sexi lexi" alot but it doesnt bother me any soo.. im kool wit it" Aug. 7, 2008:
"Love this name, but would spell it 'Lexie' as opposed to 'Lexi'. having an 'i' at the end makes it look more like a nickname. I'm thinking of calling my daughter Lexie, not short for anything, I think it sounds lovely." Jul. 27, 2008:
"i love de name LEXI im 4 months pregnant and everyone thinks it sounds like a dogs name but i really really love dis name..." Jun. 12, 2008:
"Hi all. I'm pregnant and love the name Lexi and would love to give that name to my daughter (if I have one!). But worried she might get teased and called "sexy Lexi"...have any other Lexi's out there had that problem? Thanks!" May. 15, 2008:
"My name is Lexi. Just Lexi. thats the name on my birth certificate and its not short for anything. other people i meet that are named Lexi; are actually name alexa, alexis, alexandria, stuff like that. (:" May. 5, 2008:
"Hello my name is Lexi but my real name is Alexa. It's different from all the others!" Feb. 25, 2008:
"Hello my name is Lexi but my real name is Alexa. It's different from all the others!" Feb. 25, 2008:
everyone knows me as lexi though.
love it !" Jan. 9, 2008:
"I love the name :) hubby does not like it on it's own - we are due in Feb and if we have a girl she will be Alexia but will be known as Lexi. Her full name will be Alexia Willow." Dec. 28, 2007:
"yes people do mistake my name for Alexis.My name is Lexis.I can never find anything personalized with my name on it :-(" Dec. 12, 2007:
"my middle daughter's name is Lexi Angelle. I just love the way those two names go together." Sep. 30, 2007:
"My name is Alexandra but my nickname is Lexi. I just
LOVE my name." Sep. 19, 2007:
"Im 5 mos. pregnant and I'm having a girl. I love the name lexi or lexy. Not sure how I want it spelled yet but its absolutly beautiful! Also unique." May. 3, 2007:
"if i am having a girl i am definately calling her lexi. LOVE IT." Mar. 4, 2007:
"if our baby is a girl its lexi.....we live in uk !" Jan. 11, 2007:
"i LOVE IT! ya people do spell it wrong what is up with that? and u no i am so glad i was named lexi it like makes u more.... like WOW! don't no how to explain it lol yup yup bye bye people! remember this name rocks!" Jan. 10, 2007:
"I love the name Lexi!
I am I love with it.
If I have a daughter, I am going to name her Lexi, Lexy, or Lexie.
I like the spelling "Lexi" a bit better than Lexy and Lexie though." Jan. 4, 2007:
"Hello I just had my first daughter and i named her Lexi everyone loves it.. And everyone pronounce it right" Jun. 7, 2006:
"Yes my name is Lexi and I don't know very many other people with this name and when I was born many people had never heard of it but now I hear of it more and more each day. My spelling is very unique because most people spell it with a y or ie on the end. I love my name and wonder how it's become so popular. I like it because it is different!!" May. 8, 2006:
"i luv my name alot of people spell it wrong like lexy lexie thats just not how i spell it i dont think any one should dislike this name or think its tacky i luv my name:)<3" Mar. 20, 2006:
"no one should think this name is tacky it's a very strong and powerful name it means helper and defender of mankind" Mar. 20, 2006:
"The name we'll give our daughter (well, Alexandria, Lexi for short)." Jun. 24, 2005:
3 Negative Comments
"My name is Alexis, but everyone calls me Lexi. I love it so much!" Dec. 10, 2007:
"my dog is named lexi... i wouldnt actually name my kid that. it sounds too much like lexis. thats like naming your kid ford or chevy. it just shouldnt be done." Feb. 15, 2007:
"beautiful name. this is what my daughter is called, we have never heard of anyone else called this," Nov. 25, 2006:
35 Neutral Comments
"My real name is Lexy with the Y. Many people spell it like Lexi but that's not how my name is spelled.I haven't seen other peoples name Lexi spelled with the Y witch makes me fell special." Jun. 15, 2015:
"My name is Alexis Cheyenne but I have went by Lexi since I was a baby!!! Alexis goes with Cheyenne but I like Lexi a lot better. People (even family) spell my name Lexie & Lexy and I hate it." Apr. 29, 2014:
"I love the name Lexie! Im expecting my first child and im strongly leaning toward Lexie as her first name. Her daddy also loves the name and his middle name is Alexander soooo Lexie is the perfect name for our perfect little girl. Can't wait to meet my baby girl Lexie Alonna! :)" Nov. 28, 2012:
"I just had a baby girl and we called her lexie, I love the name think it is cute..cute name for a cute wee girl x" Sep. 26, 2012:
"My name is Alexandra I get called Leksi for short always have always will." Apr. 25, 2012:
"had my daughter on the 11/1/12 named her lexi all the way through absolutely love the name and hope she does when she is older" Jan. 24, 2012:
"I'm changing my name from Niamh Alexandra to either Sasha or Lexi, I havn't dicided which one yet. I'm trying to think of one that is sort of a nickname to Alexandra because its my middle name. Sasha is Russian for Alexandra :)" May. 14, 2010:
"My name is Lexi Elizabeth. No, it's not short for anything, and I love my name. I am almost 20, and up until just recently, I had never heard of anyone having my name. Now, it's like everyone is being named "Lexi" or a name that can be "Lexi" for short." May. 11, 2010:
"my name is alexis but everyone calls me lexi cause i hate the name alexis i just dont like it i love the name lexi(: i only know like four other lexi's but i love them to" Mar. 14, 2010:
"My name is Alexandra and I have always been called Lexy my whole life. I love it and no one my age (42) has this name and NOBODY spells it this way and I love it being unique." Jan. 25, 2010:
"We named our 4th daughter Lexie Rose, love the name just having a hard time thinking of it has an adult name." Jan. 12, 2010:
"i love the name "Lexi" & "Alexandra" <3
My niece's name is "JULIXIANA" but we call her "Lexi". it was a combo between juliana and lexi ... lol" Dec. 23, 2009:
"hi,my name is lexie,but people call me pie which is short for my nickname ,lexiellapie ,made up by my crazy nanny" Oct. 25, 2009:
"To the woman who is going to have a boy, how about Levi. I've always loved that name" Sep. 8, 2009:
"I've had an OOk experiance when I went up to high school alot of people laughed at my name and said not so sexy lexi i found it hard but after a while people eased off, they wouldnt dare now." Aug. 28, 2009:
"My name is Lexxi. I know a lot of girls that spell it l-e-x-i, l-e-x-y, or even l-e-x-e-e, but i have yet to meet a girl who spells it the way i do. THe way i spell it seems very unique, and i wouldnt choose any other one" Jun. 15, 2009:
"I'm Lexi too xP short for Alexis, Which goes well with my middle name, Korinn. But, I go by Lexi <3 which is possibly the best name ever =]" May. 1, 2009:
"I love my name,Lexie, but my parents were young when they had me and my older sisters, so our names are "trendy names" like Brenna and Katie.We all have trendy names actually, Cody, Alli, Logan, and Julia. Everyone thinks my name is Alexandra or Alexa. One odd spelling i have seen is Lexxi." Mar. 30, 2009:
"my friends spell my name like lexie but u relly spell it like lexi that is just my nick name my real name is alexi love lexi" Mar. 25, 2009:
"hm. I am named alexandra, but go by lexi as of now for everything. I love it. Its really cute and o im the only one out of my whole highschool(2000 kids) with that name." Feb. 17, 2009:
"We just named our new puppy Lexie, love the name. So cute, for girls or girl puppies!" Feb. 7, 2009:
"i absolutely loved the name when i heard it i thought it was so unusual and i sed if i ever had an animal i wud call it tht , and iv had a puppy and called her lexi , but ever since ive chose tht name it seems as if every1 has had it , and thts in the uk ! seee i love unique names and iwas tryin so hard to choose 1 , all the nice names will be popular eventually i guess . I also liked the name farah for my pup or saski which are more unusual than lexi where im from. p.s i think its nice for both babies and dogs realy cuz if ur a dog lover it is like ur baby isnt it lol" Nov. 6, 2008:
"My name is Lexy but mine is spelt different.
Mine is with a Y in sted on I.
everything has I for the name so think they should start making some with Y,Its really not fair for girls like me."