Alexia

Alexia - A very unique female name



  Jun 25,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alexia, meaning defending men, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1947 on position #1884. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alexia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alexia? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alexia. The baby girl name Alexia was given to 1,238 baby girls in 2012, ranking #256 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,142 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alexia peaked in popularity 17 years ago in 2002 on position 128.



Famous with this name

Alexia Barlier
Alexia Fast
Alexia Rasmussen


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Alexia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alexia is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #114 - and is the least popular in Minnesota at position #936.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alexia is where you live.


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Alexia origin and meaning

Alexia is a 6 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means defending men. To see famous people named Alexia, pop culture references for the name Alexia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alexia

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alexia, sorted by popularity.

Alice / Alexis / Alyssa / Alicia / Alexa / Alisha / Alissa / Alisa / Alexus / Alyce /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012256
2011276
2010243
2009220
2008213
2007178
2006165
2005161
2004132
2003133
2002128
2001143
2000165
1999189
1998230
1997258
1996264
1995302
1994310
1993370
1992517
1991505
1990566
1989672
1988724
1987824
19861042
19851012
1984922
1983898
1982743
1981945
19801079
19791171
19781536
19771402
19761332
19751085
19741452
19731685
19722262
19712124
19702229
19691599
19681559
19671843
19661557
19651456
19622045
19612141
19602267
19592191
19481884
19471884

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona114
California147
Washington149
Texas159
Nevada185
Connecticut190
Illinois220
Colorado225
Arkansas227
Oklahoma230
Oregon240
Massachusetts247
Florida260
Tennessee275
New Mexico276
Kentucky293
West Virginia306
Ohio314
Virginia320
Kansas327
Indiana330
New York337
New Jersey342
Pennsylvania351
North Carolina352
Utah354
Iowa360
Louisiana378
Maryland410
Wisconsin415
Michigan421
Alabama425
Georgia441
Missouri535
South Carolina688
Minnesota936

Even more about Alexia


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alexia a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alexia?

4 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2002
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alexia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,142
Letter count 6
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1947
2012 births +1,238

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