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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Alexis

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Alexis in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Alexis:

  • Records indicate that 56,747 boys in the United States have been named Alexis since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2004, when 4,167 people in the U.S. were given the name Alexis. Those people are now 16 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


    Comments about the name Alexis

    89% Approval Rating
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      8 Positive Comments

  • "Alexis pronounced in spanish the s is silent. I am from PR but live in the States. In the States I go by Alex to eliminate confusion via email." Jul. 7, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "its a great name, for BOYS! It started out as a boys name, should remain that way." Nov. 21, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I want to name my son Alexis, but everybody is telling me the name is for a girl, however im Hispanic and my culture the name is given usually to boys.. Kids in the US are horrible when growing up.. specially teasing kids about their name.. im still not sure?" Oct. 17, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Alexis. He is now 15 and says he doesn't like it b/c it's a girl name. He usually goes my Alexi. When I go to school or try to make a doctors appt. they always refer to him as a her which I promptly correct. We are Hispanic and this is generally known as a boy's name. Hopefully he'll appreciate his name as he gets older." Aug. 27, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name alexi! if i have a boy this is definitely gonna be his name...unfortunately this is not listed..." Aug. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "I name my baby Alexis i just love the name its so unique. I never heard that it can be used as a girl name too but that's ok with me." Apr. 2, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Alexis is my name and i am a 30 year old male. Everybody loves my name and they say that my name is unique. I am proud of it." Mar. 28, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "alexis is both a boys name and a girl's name I actually want to name my first son alexis. It's a nice name and the name doesn't make the person, the person is who makes the name." Dec. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      1 Negative Comment

  • "dont like the name it does not fit a boy better then it fit a girle" Aug. 20, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      4 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Alexis I usually go by Alex. I am a male. There are very few girls named Alexis in non English speaking countries." Mar. 26, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son is a month old and so far 95% of people who heard the name thought its a girl,we love the name cuase its quite uniq here in usa,but unfortunatly most americans have no clue about anything outside this country,so needles to say were reconsidring the name" Oct. 29, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am a 27 year old male named Alexis. Growing up i was teased a bit because people said it was a girls name, unless they were from a country outside of the U.S, in which case they thought of it as a boys name. I now love my name, and always liked that I was named after the great prize fighter Alexis Arguello. My whole life everybody, including my family has called me "Lex", which is a great nickname. So despite the teasing, it has become something I am very proud of and that I get nothing but compliments for. It's a name that builds character." Mar. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate


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