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.
See also the related form, the English Alex.
Alexa is a popular baby girl name. The name has been growing in popularity since the 1970s; prior to that, it was of only very light use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.312% of baby girls being named Alexa. It had a ranking of #32 then. In 2018, it ranked at #90 with a usage of 0.165%, and it was the most popular among all girl names in its family. Alexa was 28% more widely used than the 2nd most popular name, Alexandra, in 2018. In the last century Alexa has mainly been a baby girl name.
Baby names that sound like Alexa include Aahliyah, Aailiyah, Aaleah, Aaleasha, Aaleyah, Aalia, Aaliah, Aalliah, Aelicia, Alaïs, Alake, Alecsis, Alecxis, Aleesa, Aleisha, Aleja, Aleka, Alekko, Aleksa, and Aleksey.
† 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)"