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There are so many different variations of the name Alexia. It is a French and English girl’s baby name that is a diminutive of the name Alexandria. Although Alexia has been falling in popularity since 2014, it is a lovely alternative to the names Alexis and Alex. Find out more of the details of this lovely name.

Meaning and Origin of the name Alexia:

Alexia is a French and English name that means “defender of men” or “helper.” Alexia is a diminutive of the name Alexandria and the feminine version of the name Alexis.

Symbolism of the name Alexia:

Alexia is a defender and with a namesake like Alexander the Great, it would be hard not to associate Alexia with the symbols of a warrior: sword and shield. Alexia is a protector and helper of anyone who needs her.

Nicknames for the name Alexia:

Style of the name Alexia:


Gender of the name Alexia:

Alexia is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Alexia:

A-LEHK-SEE-A (French), ə-LEHK-see-ə (English)

Number of syllables in the name Alexia:


Emotion evoked from the name Alexia:

Alexia evokes feelings of strength and passion.

Alternative spellings for the name Alexia:

Aleksia, Aleksya, Alexya

Popularity of the name Alexia:

According to the Social Security Administration, Alexia is a girl’s name that first became popular in 1981. It was at peak popularity in the early 2000s but popularity began to fall in 2014.

Great middle names for the name Alexia and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Alexia:

  • Alexia Khadime (British actress and singer)
  • Alexia Keogh (New Zealand actress)
  • Alexia Sedykh (French hammer thrower)
  • Alexia Paganini (Swiss figure skater)
  • Alexia Fast (Canadian actress)
  • Alexia Ashford (video game, “Resident Evil Code: Veronica”)
  • Alexia Wheaton (Disney's “Wish Upon A Star”)
  • Alexia Tarabotti (literature, “The Parasol Protectorate” by Gail Carriger)
  • Alexia “Lexi” Branson (television, “The Vampire Diaries”)
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