Alexa - Meaning of Alexa
[ 3 syll. a-le-xa, al-exa ] The baby girl name Alexa is also used as a boy name, though the use for girls is far more popular. It is pronounced as aa-LEHKS-aa- †. Alexa's language of origin is Old Greek. It is predominantly used in English, German, Greek, Hungarian, and Spanish.
In addition, Alexa is a shortening (English, German, Hungarian, and Spanish) of Alexandra.
Alexa is also a form (English) of the English, German, Spanish, French, and Greek Alexis.
Forms of Alexa include the name Aleixa, the name Alekia, the name Aleksa, the name Aleksi, the name Alexah, the name Alexsa, the name Alexxa, the name Allexa, and the English Alyxa. See also the related form, the English Alex.
Alexa is a popular baby girl name. Its usage peaked modestly in 2006 with 0.293% of baby girls being named Alexa. It had a ranking of #39 then. The baby name has experienced a steep drop in frequency since then, and in recent times it is used only on a very light scale. In 2012, it ranked at #57 with a usage of 0.222%, but it was nevertheless the most popular among all girl names in its family. Alexa was 24% more widely used than the next ranked name, Alexandra, in 2012. In the last century Alexa has mainly been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Alexa include Aaleasha, Aaliesha, Aalisha, Aelicia, Ahlyssa, Alaisa, Alaïs, Alake, Alaska, Alaysia, Alecsis, Aleeka, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeshia, Aleexis, Aleeza, Aleisha, Aleiza, and Aleka.
† Pronunciation for Alexa: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"