Let's Get Ready for Baby! Sign up for our monthly pregnancy email series, and you'll get regular updates on your baby's development, helpful timelines to get ready for their arrival, must-have baby needs and so much more! PLUS, you'll get instant access to the MomsWhoThink "Ultimate Guide to Baby Naming in 2022." CLICK HERE to get started!

Lexie is a fun, energetic girl’s baby name related to names like Alexis and Alexandra. Less popular than the alternate spelling “Lexi”, it has still ranked in the top 1000 baby names for more than 20 years.

Meaning of the name Lexie:

Greek: defender of men

Origin of the name Lexie:

Lexie is a feminine diminutive of the Greek name Alexander. It is a nickname for Alexandra or Alexis.

Symbolism of the name Lexie:

Lexie means “defender of men” and is often symbolized with the sword and shield. The sword and shield equips a person to fight for what they believe in and what is most important to them.

Baby name: Lexie

Style of the name Lexie:

modern

Gender of the name Lexie:

Lexie is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lexie:

LEHK-see

Number of syllables in the name Lexie:

two

Emotion evoked from the name Lexie:

Lexie evokes feelings of youthful enthusiasm.

Alternative spellings for the name Lexie:

Lexi, Leksi, Lexy

Nicknames for the name Lexie:

  • Lex
  • Zee

Popularity of the name Lexie:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lexie is a girl’s name that was at peak popularity in 2010 when it hit #467. Lexie is less common than the variant spelling Lexi which has recently been growing in popularity.

Related names for the name Lexie:

Great middle names for the name Lexie and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Lexie:

  • Lexie Dean Robertson (American poet)
  • Lexie Bigham (American actor)
  • Lexie Contursi (American actress)
  • Lexie Fyfe (American professional wrestler)

Lexies in popular culture:

  • Lexie Carver (television, “Days of Our Lives”)
  • Lexie MacDonald (television, “Monarch of the Glen”)
  • Lexie Grey (television, “Grey's Anatomy”)
  • Lexie(literature, “The Hand that First Held Mine” by Maggie O'Farrell)