Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


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

• was given to 2,044 baby girls
• was the 144th most popular name for baby girls
• was 79% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Wyoming, West Virginia, and Vermont
• was least popular in Montana, Nebraska, and Mississippi
• a unisex name which was given to girls 73% of the time
• was about as popular as Melody and Isabel
Babies Named Alexis Born Per Year
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(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 Alexis...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1998
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1964
• is 2240% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 63% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Elexis, Destinee, Destany, Trevon, Jaquan, Justis
• has the most opposite popularity history to Rosalyn, Joy, Betsey, Vito, Lionel, Guadalupe
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alexis Per State
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Geographically the name Alexis...

• 6% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Adeline, Reagan, Kinsley, Wyatt, Jace, Hunter
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Jessica, Amber, Amina, Royce, Jonathan, Aaron
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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 Alexis by the Baby Name Institute

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