Alexia Name Meaning & Origin

Alexia

Pronunciation: ah-LEHK-see-ə (key)

Origin of the name Alexia:

Derived from the Greek alexein (to defend, to help).

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The Random House Dictionary defines alexia as "a neurologic disorder marked by loss of the ability to understand written or printed language, usually resulting from a brain lesion or a congenital defect."

PRONOUNCED: ə-LEK-see-ə (English)

Personal experiences with the name Alexia: | Edit

My 5 year old daughter is named Alexia Larae. We call her Lexi or Lex for short. She recently tested positive for dyslexia. Now everyone calls her Dyslexic Alexia. Not so funny. :( My poor child lol.

love my name lmao it's pretty uncommon where i live; just hate when it's always negatively looked at because of its association with dyslexia

Nicknames for Alexia: | Edit

Lexi
Lexy
Lex

Meanings and history of the name Alexia: | Edit

Alexia is the feminine form of the male Greek name Alexis.

Feminine form of ALEXIS

Famous real-life people named Alexia: | Edit

Alexia Khadime, British stage actress who has played Nala in 'The Lion King' and Elphaba in 'Wicked'
Alexia, Cypriot singer
Alexia, Italian singer
Alexia Juliana Marcela Laurentien, Princess of the Netherlands
Alexia, Princess of Greece and Denmark
Alexia Rodriguez, the lead vocalist for Eyes Set To Kill
Alexia Bryn, Olympic silver medalist in figure skating (1920)

Alexia in song, story & screen: | Edit

Alexia is an italian pop star from the 90's to today.
Here is her wikipedia link: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alexia_(Italian_singer)

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