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Pronunciation

əlɛksɪs

Origin

English, German, French

Meaning

This diminutive of Alexandra is particularly popular in Europe, specifically France and Germany. It may be short, but Alexis is a strong, no-nonsense girl’s name with deep roots in Greek and Roman history thanks to the exploits of Alexander the Great. Alexis is a strong, confident name for girls, with cute little nicknames like Lexie or Ally to boot!

Rank in the year 2015

Alexis was ranked #204 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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