Alexei

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Gender: M Pronunciation: ah-LEKS-ee Meaning of Alexei: "defending men" Origin of Alexei: Russian and Greek variation of Alexander

Alexei could well join the legion of Alex names popular in the US. There are countless opportunities to exoticize Alexander, and Alexei is one of the most straightforward. Other variations are: ALEXANDROS, ALEXIOS, and ALEKSEI.

Famous People Named Alexei

Alexei Alexeyevich Abrikosov, Soviet and Russian theoretical physicist and Nobelist
Alexei Nikolaevich Romanov, Tsarevich of Russia, son of Tsar Nicholas II
Alexei Fernando Ramirez, Cuban baseball player
Alexei Anatolievich Navalny, Russian lawyer, politician and activist
Alexei Nikolayevich Kosygin, Russian Soviet politician
Alexei David Sayle, English comedian
Alexei Eremenko (born Aleksei Alekseyevich Yeryomenko), Russian-Finnish footballer
Alexei Konstantinovich Yagudin, Russian figure skater
Alexei Vyacheslavovich "Alex" Kovalev, Russian ice hockey player
Alexei Andreyevich Cherepanov, Russian ice hockey player

Pop Culture References for the name Alexei

Alexei Vronsky and Alexei Karenin, lover and husband for Anna Karenina
Alexei Markovic, character in video game "Alibi in Ashes"
Alexei 'Alyosha' Karamazov, main character in Fyodor Dostoyevsky's "Brothers Karamazov"