Girl name origins & meanings
- Greek : Defender of mankind; feminine form of Alexander
What does Alexa mean and stand for?
The name Alexa is of Greek origin and means "defender of mankind". It is the feminine form of Alex/Alexander. It also the short form of Alexandra.
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Family name origins & meanings
Alexa is the number 139 most popular girls name in the US, according to 2019 Social Security Administration data. It has only recently decreased in popularity, falling dramatically after staying in the top 100 from 2000 to 2018.
However, it is the 10th most popular name on FamilyEducation.com.
According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Alexa was at its peak popularity in December 2018.
Alexa is more than just the name for Amazon's assistive technological assistant. Alexa Davies, Alexa Dectis, Alexa Havins, Alexa Hunt, Alexa Kenin, Alexa Nikolas. Billy Joel also chose the name for his daughter.
Where is it Popular?
Alexa was searched for most often in the following states: