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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Alexis
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Alexis in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Alexis:
Records indicate that 318,244 girls in the United States have been named Alexis since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1998, when 19,761 people in the U.S. were given the name Alexis. Those people are now 17 years old.
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Comments about the name Alexis
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106 Positive Comments
"I have a terrible first name and want to change it to Alexis. I'm a female and married to a Greek guy. I think it sounds strong, intelligent and feminine. I like that it has a Greek origin. :)" Jul. 31, 2014:
"My daughters name is Alexis. We call her lexy. she is 3 years old and the most amazing thing is that she could pronounce her name at 2.5 years while my mum cannot up to today." Mar. 16, 2012:
"My besties name is Alexis. We call her lexis sometimes to annoy her, but love the name" Mar. 15, 2012:
"my little boy's name is Alexis!! its a beautiful name!" Mar. 7, 2012:
"my nameis alexis too(:i loveit but my mom callsmelex and i do not like it (:" Nov. 21, 2011:
"My name is Alexis and i absolutely love it! not very many people have it and you can get an array of nicknames from it! Lex, Lexi, Lexy, Alex, Allie, Al, etc. etc. I am always receiving compliments on the name Alexis, so I'm very thankful my parents chose such a great name!" Sep. 20, 2011:
"My name is Alexis and I really like it. It's a really popular name but most girls named Alexis go by Lexi. I've never liked that and have always gone by my full name." Jul. 31, 2011:
"My name's Alexis but half my family calls me Alex. but my parents put Alexis with Michelle so it's Alexis Michelle. :)" Jun. 30, 2011:
"My name is Alexis Lee! I love my name, my friends and family call me lexi. however, my boyfriend calls me alexis, I love that he is the only one calling me alexis because it makes me feel very special:)" Apr. 11, 2011:
"I really like my name. I go by Lexi sometimes but a lot of people prefer to call me Alexis because they say it's pretty. I do have a friend who had just moved to the US and couldn't pronounce my name so he calls me Axis. I just thought that was kind of cute haha" Feb. 21, 2011:
"my name is Alexus, yea i know i spell it with a 'u'. my mom named me after her brother alex. my bro calls me alexy and my mom calls me alex-sandra (she mixes my name up with my other sister's middle name which is cassandra which i think is kinda annoying at times :/ but i dont mind. my nicknames are alexa,alex-sandra,alex,alexy,lexi,lex,lexa. but i like having a unisex name like alex caus eim all into sports n stuff lol" Feb. 12, 2011:
"my name is alexis and i live in a big town with a lottt of kids in ma school and i dont know anyone at the school with that name so i feel special lol... well im 5'2 tall for a 12 year old... my hair is about 5 inches past my shouldet and im very active sporty and very popular in school i have a slender body, straight a student, i love my name llts if my friends call me lex and i love it... i defend my friends if anyone is a b**** to them i guess my name keeps its meaning, haha i love to txt hang out with my friends and boyfriend, and LOVE to txt haha well anyone thats y i love my name it just suits me perfectly" Feb. 3, 2011:
"My name is Alexis && all my friends call MHD Lexi or lexy or lexx :) && I love my name ALEXIS to death <3 wouldn't change it for nothing" Jan. 26, 2011:
"my name is alexis and i love my name i am suite and cute and love people and a happy person" Jan. 26, 2011:
"my name is Alexis1 I really like it. My mom calls me Alex which i dont really care for but my family calls me lexi and some of my friends call me lex:) but i want a new nickname instead of those. any ideas?" Dec. 19, 2010:
"my name is alexis and i love my name because its a very popular name but i hate all of my nicknames." Sep. 3, 2010:
"My friends name is alexis she is a female and i love her to death i like the name and lexi is cute yet i like lex ha hope this helped lol i love alexis and the name" Aug. 8, 2010:
"well my name is alexis and i think its pretty, but i go by lexi cuz its just younger and fun! ill call myself lexi until i get older probably, i like tht i can make it young and then more mature when i grow up!
i also love being called lex<3" Jul. 22, 2010:
"My name is Alexis but its not on my birthcert because I'm asian and my parents didn't come up with an english name for me. I LOVE my name. Lexi, Lex, Ally!" Jul. 10, 2010:
"well my name is alexis! and i love my name! ^^ but most people just call me alexis...so ya and more of my closer friends and family call me aly, and aly-cat wich i think is cute! :3" Jul. 1, 2010:
"My name is Alexis and i am a girl. i have chesnut brown hair to my shoulders and bright green eyes, and i am also 5'11. I've been called Alex, Lex, lexi, Ali, and Lexis. The name is just so fun to say and it kind of rolls off your tongue." May. 25, 2010:
"I have met so many people that have the name Alexis.Sometimes it gets annoying when someone calls your name,but their not talking to you.Overall the name is awesome,but a lot of people have the name,lol.:)" May. 14, 2010:
"Hi, my name is Alexis Grace. I am a tall redhead with freckles. I'm 75% Irish 25% French Basque. I laugh so hard when people tell me the a-Lexus joke. Classic! :D" Apr. 25, 2010:
"Hi im Alexis, i don't like my name, im from Canada up north =) .. haha :P" Feb. 1, 2010:
"My name is Alexis (Male) but I go by Alex. Parents are Mexican but we live in Cali. I've met about two other males named Alexis and haven't met a female named Alexis. Now that I've met different people (Other than hispanic) they all say it's a females name. I like my name but only when its pronounced in Spanish. Most people won't hear the difference but the A and the I sound different." Jan. 12, 2010:
"Hello my name is Alexis. My mom and dad call me Lexi. I like both names alot. Its very unigue. My full name is Alexis Lynn Rose, and people always tell me that is pretty =) i love my name" Jan. 7, 2010:
"Every girl I've known named Alexis is a totally hot babe. My name is Jake." Jan. 5, 2010:
"My name is Alexis and I love my name but I hate my nicknames.....everybody calls me Ali but if you look at my name the 'i' isn't even next to the 'L' so it pisses me off. I have yet to have someone call me Lexi..but they do call me aligator(UGH) and Alley-cat(That ones weird...i dont like cats)
And another girl in my class stole alex....and no one ever though of calling me lex...but I like it :) But just saying alexis is the best...it sounds exotic :)" Dec. 29, 2009:
"yes my name is alexis its alexis ashley timothy i love my name and aparuntly my mom and dad love that name to becaues they named me it i have dirty blonde hair down to my sholders, hasel eyes im 4"8 and im girly girl and tomboy i have 2 puppies allie is a full black lab and annie is full beagle i look just like my mom a little like my dad oh ya and i dont have any step parents or any thing any was theres a little about me i love my name ." Nov. 28, 2009:
"hey im Alexis im called allie for short i ws named right away and i kinda love" Sep. 27, 2009:
"hi im alexis i love my for short its lexi or lexus" Sep. 23, 2009:
"Hi my name is Alexis Roshun!.. And i love it!.. Its the best name ever! But im call'd Lexi for short!.. But yupp i love my name!! Its pretty much the best name ever. And im named after some lady on a Soap Show i was told by my mother!. But hey i lvoe it!" Sep. 2, 2009:
"My name is Alexis Maria Orr and it the ABSOLUTE BEST NAME EVER!!! I'm mixed with black an white and im really possesive of my name. considering lots of people have it, i don't mind as much but when i was littlw i ABSOLUTELY HATED when people had my name. I still don't like it=) lol But as long as they're smart, pretty, have a nice personality, and believe in God we cool. lol most people would consider this crazy but heyy thats me=) lol. but Represent all yu chicas wit da names Alexis. REPRESENT!" Aug. 26, 2009:
"my name is alexis bianca and i lovee it;
my nicknamee : lexx ! =)" Aug. 11, 2009:
"Love this name, am considering naming my first born daughter Alexis if its a girl :-)" Jul. 20, 2009:
"my name is alexis, and i love it. i have only meet one other person with the name alexis, but i am the only one in my school with it. i think it is really cool to have a name that not many people have. i am always trying to find different ways to spell it, i like it spelled either alexus, or alexiis. i also like all of the nicknames that people give me to go with my name like; allie, al, lex. it has never bothered me that boys also have the name alexis because there are alot of names that boys also have. i just love the name alexis though, i think it sounds so beautiful, and i would never change it for anything. i just want to change the way that it is spelled. haha." Apr. 20, 2009:
"My name is Alexis Perez and I love my name. Some people call me different names that almost sound like Alexis.But I don't care if someone calls me a different name.I like Alexis just the way it is." Mar. 25, 2009:
"I love love lvoe my name! I used to hate it when I was little though. My mom was gonna name me Alyssa but im so glad she picked this name. I dont know alot of people that have it and its very original. Or was? Lol but yes I doo love my name. People called me Alex but I used to think that was a boys name so I made them start calling me Alexis. My family still calls me Alex but it doesnt bother me much. I have been called Lexie but only by a few people that I dont talk to anymroe. People have called me Alexa too.. but I think thats just because they messed up? Lol oh and I dotn know if this has anything to do with it but I live in California and people also speel it Alexus! Hello I am NOT a car! :) (I saw another comment that said people spell it like that in Cali) Oh and its definately not a boys name!" Mar. 23, 2009:
"My name is Alexis and I absolutely love my name! Now in college, I still find that my name is unique. I have yet to meet another Alexis in my class year.. I think Alexis is such a classy name and really suits me as a person!" Mar. 20, 2009:
"I named my baby Alexis and a lot of people say its a girl name i think its sounds better for a boy." Mar. 19, 2009:
"I absolutely love my name.. "Alexis". However I do go by Lexie much more. Growing up it was even better, no one had my name, very unique. Now I'm 24 and I meet many little girls named Alexis or Lexie. Most are under the age of 8. I wouldn't change my name for anything." Mar. 11, 2009:
"i absolutely love my name! even though i say i hate it, i love it! because my crush said that it means pretty and sweet! haha, i get called lexi, and i love how you can make more than one nickname for it. <3 :)" Mar. 6, 2009:
"This name is definitely NOT masculine. It's such a beautiful girls name. I'm think of naming my daughter Alexis Elizabeth. I think it's so feminine. I wish it was my name!!" Mar. 3, 2009:
"My Name is Alexis and I LOVE it! I hated my name in middle school, but after that I loved the sound of it. Most people call me Lexis and don't even know my name has an A in it. But I love the way my boyfriend says ALEXIS...how sexy is that? LOL!" Feb. 10, 2009:
"Nice name but for a boy. It means "leader, defender of the people".
Version for girl is Alexia." Feb. 5, 2009:
"Hi ! My name is Alexis too ! I hate it when people call me Alex or say its a boy name." Feb. 5, 2009:
"i lalalove my name!!!
ppl wanna call me "Lexi" or "Alex" and thats just so annoying. alexis is way prettier. im asian, 5'4" and it totally fits meeee" Feb. 4, 2009:
"I absolutely love Alexis. I'm 20 weeks pregnant and I'm having a girl and I'm thinking about naming her Alexis. I hate the fact that some people are saying it's a boys name or it's masculine. I think it's very pretty and feminine. All the boys out there should consider changing their names LOL!" Jan. 22, 2009:
"i changed my name to alexis ayla not long ago. i just go by alexis and i absolutly love it! hardly anyone in my school or around has that name. im in love with this name because it totaly suites me, and one of my favorite bands is alexisonfire and alot of girls that ive heard of withj that name or gorgeous. i have high black hair with bright purple highlights. thats rightt hoeeess, you will never meet another alexis like me:)" Jan. 10, 2009:
"Hi my name is Alexis Rodriguez and I live in the US.i love my name but im elsalvadorian [spanish] and there 'Alexis' is a boy name. but since i moved to california i have a new problom people spell it like ALEXES or ALEXSIS or even ALEXUS , other than that i love my name i thinkk its pretty.:]" Dec. 19, 2008:
"My name is Alexis too. i love my name because its common and i have lots of nicknames like Lexis,Lex-Rex,Lexi,Lexi-Pooh,Lex-Mex,Lexi Lu, even more its an awesome name." Dec. 6, 2008:
"my name is Alexis along with other many people! I have golden blonde hair and am very short many people tell me my name is beautiful! I have a lot of nicknames the most embarrassing one is the name my grandpa calls me to make mad which is lexi lexi lu lu whatcha gonna do do it is soooo annoying i like being called either lexi alexis or aly!I'm mostly called lexi though:)" Nov. 30, 2008:
"i really love my name it fits me so perfectly i meann most people think its a boy's name because of nicholasII i mean its not" Nov. 17, 2008:
"My name is alexis. It is so me. I mean really. I have freakishly dark brown hair and almost pitch black eyes. They're beautiful. On one really says it wrong except this substitue teacher bed she calls of some off the wall name that i can't even pronounce. In figure. <3" Oct. 25, 2008:
"I love it so much that I changed my name to this a few years ago." Oct. 8, 2008:
"my name is Alexsis and i love it so much <3 i really like being called lex and aly but no one calls me aly :( but notheless i love the name alexsis" Sep. 28, 2008:
"I love the name Alexis I have met other people with this name.I hate when people call me Alex or Lexi but i do go by Alexis or Aly." Sep. 2, 2008:
"i am named alexis as well and have actually run into more people than a few with my name mostly small children because of the increase in popularity in the early 2000's. someone asked what the meaning was and it means from what i have seen defender or defender of mankind which is powerful but still very feminine even if it began as a male name which i recently saw on a man's id that the visa he was using was indeed his not his wife's ( i was shocked haven't met a man with that name yet)" Jul. 12, 2008:
"its an awsome name because i have it and i think it is uniqe but not really" May. 23, 2008:
"I love the name Alexis. It's My oldest daughter's name. Alexis Skye! Her name fits her well because she is a beautiful 15 year old young lady. We do call her Alex. It used to brother her, but she loves it now." Apr. 24, 2008:
"My name is Alexis Rosie, I'm African-American, and i love my name! Alexis is not only a beautiful name but it isn't overly common. I can't stand to be called "Alex" so I normally go by Lex or Lexie. I've notice it can be difficult for younger children to say (something about the x) but other than that I wouldn't change my name for anything!" Apr. 23, 2008:
"My wife and i have named our first daughter Alexis.
Most people where we live just go for very popular names.
We did say to everyone Alexis or lexi, but people just go for one or the other.
I must say that i do get a bit worried that people don`t get it or can`t say it right, and have noticed that it is hard when you say 'That`s Alexis`s toy, for example.
People have to ask twice, or call her Alexia, a...lexi,etc.....why do i worry ????
My wife on the other hand is totally confident of her name and announces it with great pride, and could give a dam if anyone says it wrong.
I think that is the point...It is not always easy being unusual, but Alexis is really is a wonderful name, and i should just stop being worried and just be confident about her name.
As if Alexis Carrington would of worried !" Apr. 15, 2008:
"I love the name Alexis because I'm the only one named Alexis in school, which is out of a lot of people. The only bad thing about the name Alexis is that whenever I meet someone new, they tend to refer back to me as Alex, Lexi, or Alexa. Almost every soccer coach I had has called me something different. Its kind of annoying yet still funny." Mar. 18, 2008:
"hey my name is alexis and i love my name but it makes me mad when people spell it alexus instead of alexis it drives me crazy like ahhhh! l0l but i really do love my name andim glad my name is alexis once again i love it!!!" Mar. 12, 2008:
"my name is alexis and i'm a girl-it's funny that my korean name also is for both boys and girls! what a coincidence. my parents gave their first girl strong and beautiful name. my hair is dark and people say i'm gorgeous-my name suits me perfect. btw, i'm scorpio...sounds strong yet mysterious. isn't it? are there any other scorpio alexis with dark hair?" Mar. 8, 2008:
"This name has its origin in Europe and is used for males. Because of its pronunciation in english, people started using it for female in UK and USA. Saint Alexis, the "Man of God" lived in Italy; he was canonized after a remarkable life." Feb. 17, 2008:
"I like my name and have grown into it. I am proud of what it stands and even before I knew what it meant have always defended someone or something strongly. The meaning only makes me want to be better and I am happy that it's mine. I don't like it when people go by the nicknames of my name because I feel they should embrace their full name and what it means." Feb. 4, 2008:
"my name is alexis michelle bailey and i have the prettiest name ever... thank my parents for naming me alexis! Every time i tell older people my name they say "Alexis Carrington?" and now of course i know she was a witch... sigh... but alas, i am a saint! really!" Jan. 28, 2008:
"my name is Alexis and i love it. generally people spell it right but some get it confused with the spelling 'Alekis'ive only ever met one other Alexis but it was a long time ago. other than that im the only one ive met but theres surely more seeing the stats. and yes, most people do pronounce it correctly." Jan. 16, 2008:
"My name is Alexis, but most people call me Lexi. I love my name, I haven't met many people with it, except a girl in one of my classes, her name is Lexus, but goes by Lexi as well. I plan on naming my child a form of Alexis, I just can't figure out which one." Nov. 15, 2007:
"I named my first daughter Alexis. Strong and Beautiful." Oct. 21, 2007:
"i like the name of alexus.do you like the name?
tell me about! OK" Oct. 16, 2007:
"I love this name because my grandma gave it to me. I really don't know a whole lot of people with this name. The sad part is, though, that people ALWAYS get my name wrong. They call me Alexa, Lexi, you get the picture. It gets really annoying, especially since people get my last name wrong, too. Oh, well. I still love it, even though I didn't at first." Oct. 7, 2007:
"This is my name and I love it! It has been passed down through my family for generations! Everyone says they ethier love it or its very pretty!" Sep. 29, 2007:
":"My name is Alexis. I don't meet many people with that name. People tell me that it is a pretty name. At first I did not like it but it grew on me. I think it is kind of original and it has a beautiful meaning.:""DEFENDER OR PROTECTOR""" Aug. 5, 2007:
"I don't know anybody called "Alexis" but I think it's a terrific name, perhaps the best. It's a shame it's being given mostly to girls these days, though." Jul. 25, 2007:
"Alot of the time people call me Alex or Alexa, which i hate... it's never mispelled...no one has ever made fun of it i only know like 1 other alexis. I find Alexis' are shy and on the quieter side" Jul. 11, 2007:
"Awesome name because of bunch of cute nicknames! Once I saw the name Alexis for a girl, I fell in love with that name. It made me wanting to name my future daughter Alexis Kimberly! Kimberly also has cute nicknames. :)" May. 28, 2007:
"my name is alexis and i luv this name although i hate being called alex and other things sometimes but you learn to get over it but i would never change my name for the world!! another thing that might get on my nerves ocassionally is when people spell it alexous when mine is spelled like alexis!!and it's one of the most easiest names to pronounce and they still cant pronounce it!!but anyways i love it!!" May. 25, 2007:
"Alexis is one of the beautiful names i have heard in the past three years. The first and only Alexis, is a female student in a Christian High School in GHana, and she has proven beyond every doubt that the name Alexis is a nice name. She has a nice personality and her relation with people is excellent. Unlike others, our students find the pronounciation of her name very easy! ALEXIS!" May. 10, 2007:
"I love my name,even if some people may mis-pronounce it,i just yell what it really is sounded like xD" May. 8, 2007:
"This is my name; for many, many years, I was very unhappy with it... For some reason, no one could seem to get the pronunciation/spelling right (I had to tell the stupid people many times that it is just said as ALEX-ISS, and spelt as ALEX-IS), and whenever an aquaintance tried to call me, I was always called "Alexia" or "Alex". But even thought it has become much more popular, there is only one other Alexis in my grade, and many of my friends (and boys!) say that it is a strong, sexy name. In fact, I am often called "Sexi Lexi", or just plain old Lexi or Lex."