Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
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In 2017 the name Alexa...

• was given to 3,883 baby girls
• was the 65th most popular name for baby girls
• was 32% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Texas, Nevada, and California
• was least popular in Alaska, Vermont, and Deleware
• was about as popular as Adeline and Ariana
Babies Named Alexa Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alexa...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2015
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1959
• is 11410% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 54% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Karolina, Aleksandra, Nour, Kyler, Uriel, Misael
• has the most opposite popularity history to Antoinette, Leslee, Tana, Michael, Phillip, Bradford
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alexa Per State
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Geographically the name Alexa...

• 54% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Fernanda, Kamila, Alondra, Eduardo, Mario, Abraham
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Ava, Anna, Peyton, Grayson, James, Dawson
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alexa by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alexa are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alexa will be the only kid named Alexa in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alexa compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alexa rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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