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Alexa

Alexa is a short form of Alexandra, the feminine form of Alexander, derived from Greek Alexandros meaning “defender of men” or “defending man” from Greek elements alexo (to defend, help) and aner (man). Alexandra was also an epithet for the Greek goddess Hera.

Origin: Ancient Greek

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Variants:

  • Alexandra (Ancient Greek, English, German, Dutch, French, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Portuguese, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian)
  • Lexa (English)
  • Lexie (English)
  • Lexi (English)
  • Aleksa (English, Croatian, Slovene)

 

Male forms:

  • Aleksa (Serbian)

 

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