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FOR REAL: Originally a boys' name (and still used as such in many European languages), Alexis derives from Greek meaning "to defend." Alexis started being used as a girls' name in the 1940s, but its major popularity didn't start taking place until the beginning of the 1980s.

diminutives: Al, Ali, Lex, Lexi

related names: Alexandra, Alexa, Alexander

Other recorded spellings: Alexus Alexys Elexis Alexxis Alexsis Elexus Alexsys Alexyss Alexxus Alexzis Alexiss Alexes