[ 3 syll. a-le-xej, al-ex-ej ] The baby boy name Alexej is pronounced as aa-LEHKZiy- †. Alexej is of Old Greek origin, and it is used mainly in Czech and Russian. Alexej is a variant of Alexis (English, Greek, French, and German).
Aljosha (Russian diminutive form) is a variant of the name.
See also the related form, Alexei (Russian).
Alexej is not popular as a baby name for boys. It is not listed within the top 1000 names. Among the group of boy names directly related to Alexej, Alexis was the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Alexej include Alexei, Alajos, Alaka'i, Alake, Alceo, Alechjo, Alecko, Aleckos, Aleco, Alecos, Alecsis, Alecxis, Aleixo, Alekko, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksei, Aleksey, Aleksi, and Aleksio.
† English pronunciation for Alexej: 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)"