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Gender: F Meaning of Alexia: "defending men" Origin of Alexia: Diminutive of Alexandria Alexia's Popularity in 2016: #374

The name Alexia is a girl's name meaning "defending men". Alexia is ranked #374 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Princess Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

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This diminutive, similar to Alex or Alexis, has been yo-yoing in popularity the past few years. It hit a peak of 132 in 2002, before gradually declining to 275 by 2011 -- only to rebound to 175 in 2013. In 2016, though, it hit its lowest ranking in over two decades.

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Famous People Named Alexia

Alexia, Princess of Greece and Denmark; eldest daughter of King Constantine II
Alexia Echevarria, American reality TV personality ("Real Housewives of Miami")
Alexia Laurette Walker, English cricketer
Alexia Fast, Canadian actress
Alexia Kourtelesi, Greek judoka
Alexia (born Alessia Aquilani), Italian singe
Alexia Khadime, British actress and singer
Alexia Keogh, New Zealand actress
Alexia Sedykh, French hammer thrower, daughter of athletes Yuriy Sedykh and Natalya Lisovskaya
Alexia Grinda, daughter of model/socialite Hélène Grinda and Prince Bernhard of The Netherlands
Alexia Katherine Brandram (b. 1985), granddaughter of Princess Katherine of Greece and Denmark
Alexia Umansky (b. 1996), daughter of reality TV personalities Kyle Richards and Mauricio Umansky
Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien of Orange-Nassau (b. 2005), Princess of the Netherlands; daughter of King Willem-Alexander
Alexia, Princess of Waldeck and Pyrmont (b. 2006), daughter of Princess Katharina of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and Prince Nikolaus of Waldeck and Pyrmont; great-great-grandniece of Britain's Prince Philip

Pop Culture References for the name Alexia

Alexia Ashford, character in video game "Resident Evil Code: Veronica"
Alexia Wheaton, a character in Disney's "Wish Upon A Star"
Alexia Tarabotti, the main character in Gail Carriger's series "The Parasol Protectorate"
Alexia "Lexi" Branson, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Alexia, medical term for difficulty reading after a stroke

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