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Variant (or female derivative) of Alexius, the Latin spelling of Greek Alexios, a short form of various compound personal names derived from alexein ‘to defend’. St Alexius was a 5th-century saint of Edessa, venerated particularly in the Orthodox Church as a ‘man of God’. Alexis was originally a boy's name, but is now more commonly given to girls.
497th in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
134,690
to be exact
357,654
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
District of Columbia
has the most people named Alexis per capita
1998
marked the height of its popularity
85%
15%
0.51%
55+
4%
30-54
20%
13-29
75%
0-12

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