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Alexa

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Diminutive of Greek Alexandra
"defending men"

Alexa Origin and Meaning

The name Alexa is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "defending men".
Alexa -- the simple and most feminine form of the Alexandra-Alexis group -- has retained its staying power. It entered the popularity list in 1973, and has been a steadily popular choice for several decades now.

Alexa stands at the happy midpoint between the bare-bones simplicity of nicknamey Alex and the elaborate Alexandra.
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# 139 in the US

Alexa Rank in US Top 1000

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Alexa Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Alexa

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Lists containing Alexa

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Famous People Named Alexa

  • Alexa Ellesse VegaAmerican actress
  • Alexa ChungEnglish model and TV presenter
  • Alexa Davalos (Dunas)American actress
  • Alexa WildingEnglish model for Italian artist Dante Gabriel Rossetti
  • Alexa Shae NiziakAmerican actress
  • Alexa AlemanniAmerican actress
  • Alexa Helen NikolasAmerican actress
  • Alexa Jordan KeninAmerican actress
  • Alexa Carole HavinsAmerican actress
  • Alexa HamiltonAmerican,British actress
  • Alexa GoddardEnglish pop singer
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  • Alexa JungeAmerican TV writer
  • Alexa PriscoAmerican reality TV personality ("Glam Fairy")
  • Alexa Von TobelAmerican financial guru and author
  • Alexa Ann McDonoughCanadian MP
  • Alexa LooCanadian Olympic snowboarder
  • Alexa Huntpen name of American novelist Shirl Henke
  • Alexa San Romanlead singer of American rock band "Love, Robot"
  • Alexa Blissring name of Alexis Kaufman, American pro wrestler
  • Alexa Ray JoelAmerican musician; daughter of musician Billy Joel and model Christie Brinkley
  • Alexa Jeongdaughter of actor Ken Jeong; twin sister Zooey
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  • Alexa Hollanddaughter of musician Dexter Holland
  • Alexa "Lexi" Massaro (b. 2000)daughter of pro wrestler Ashley Massaro
  • Alexa Flutiedaughter of NFL player Doug Flutie
  • Alexa Tejadadaughter of baseball player Miguel Tejada
  • Alexa Love Ikonn (b. 2016)daughter of English YouTuber Mimi Ikonn
  • Alexa Dellanos (b. 1993) American model & Instagram Star
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Alexa in Pop Culture

  • Alexacharacter on TV's "Party of Five"
  • Alexaa main character in the Barbie movie "The Diamond Castle"
  • AlexaAmazon personal assistant
  • "The Downeaster 'Alexa'" song by Billy Joel
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