Alexis ~meaning: a short form of Alexandra, Greek. Defender of mankind.
Alexis has been a popular, yet beautiful name for many years now. It is a unique twist on the name Alexandra and one that many parents find suitable for their child. Ironically the first 'Alexis' I ever knew was a boy. However, now this name is typically used for females.
The name, Alexis, ranked #5 in popular baby names in the year 2000, according to the US census.
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