Alexei is a Russian contraction of the Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic name Alexander.
Alexei is also a Russian form of the English, Greek, French, and German name Alexis.
A variant of Alexei is the Russian diminutive form Aljoscha.
See also the related form, the Czech and Russian Alexej.
Alexei is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not ranked within the top 1000 names. In 2015, among the group of boy names directly linked to Alexei, Alexander was the most popular.
Baby names that sound like Alexei include Alexej, Alajos, Alaka'i, Alake, Alceo, Alechjo, Alecko, Aleckos, Aleco, Alecos, Alecsis, Alecxis, Aleixo, Alekko, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksei, Aleksey, Aleksi, and Aleksio.
† English pronunciation for Alexei: AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"