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#1 *RockTot*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:53 AM

In my recent thread, many people said that Alexi was a boys name, and they only knew boys/men named Alexi.
I'm kind of heartbroken because its a name DH & I both liked!

So I'm wondering if anyone out there knows of any females with the name Alexi?  Is it just rare for a girls name, or is it completely unheard of?

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#2 ~buzz~

Posted 07 December 2012 - 07:55 AM

I don't know any Alexi's male or female but I think it could be used for either

What about Alexis?


#3 Studybug

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:05 AM

Know a little girl with the middle name Alexis.  And a female family member's name is Lex (Lexie).  So, for me, Alexi as a girl's name isn't a stretch.

I do have a penchant for boy's name for girls tho wink.gif .

Alexi/Lexie/Alexis are cute for a girl.

#4 ChunkyChook

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:09 AM

DD was almost Alexi. I thought it was a girls name. She does have an Alexis in her class. I prefer Alexi, and love Lexi for a NN.



#5 Heylee

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:15 AM

I know  female Alexi (nn Lexi) & she is just gorgeous xxx

#6 Jupiter

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:16 AM

Yes, I've heard of one born recently. original.gif

#7 Bam1

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:16 AM

To me Alexi is a name like Sascha where its a boys name in more eastern countries but girls as well in western countries

Don't know any personally but Alexi Bedel was Rory in The Gilmore Girls.

I also thought of Alexei Sayle but the spelling is slightly different. Although if I was going to name a child from The Young Ones it would be Vyvyan all the way.


#8 Feral_Pooks

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:25 AM

Never seen it as a female name but there's no law, op, if you love it then use it.

#9 Mrs Lannister

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:36 AM

No but I do know one Alexis and two Lexies

#10 crazzy4y0u

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:37 AM

My 4yr old daughters name is Alexi.
The name means "helper and defender of mankind'

I love her name, we call her Lexi and Lex as a nick name.  original.gif

I definetly see it as being a girls name.

The other name we were considering was Alexia.  Alexis was too common for us.

#11 Futureself

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:39 AM

QUOTE (Bam1 @ 07/12/2012, 08:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Don't know any personally but Alexi Bedel was Rory in The Gilmore Girls.

Nope, she is Alexis http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0088127/




#12 Bel Rowley

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:39 AM

QUOTE (Bam1 @ 07/12/2012, 09:16 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Don't know any personally but Alexi Bedel was Rory in The Gilmore Girls.

She's Alexis, not Alexi.

I don't know any Alexi personally, male or female, but I know several female Lexis.

#13 Iris37

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:39 AM

I've only heard of it as a boys name but I feel it could be used as either a boys or girls name. It would be lovely for a girl  original.gif

#14 tothebeach

Posted 07 December 2012 - 08:45 AM

Why not call her Alexandra (which is a beautiful name) and she can chose to shorten it to Alexi.

#15 Imaginary friend

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:11 AM

I havent seen any girl Alexi's - however, have seen Alexis, Alexia and Alexa - and of course Alexandra - have also known several women who go by Alex - short for Alexandra or Alexia.


Does not sound odd as a girls name to me.

And  I see the short version Alex as unisex the way Chris or Pat  are unisex - usually short for different names for each gender - ie Christopher/Christine, Patrick/Patricia - but in effect the same in everyday life.

#16 la di dah

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:41 AM

QUOTE (Iris37 @ 07/12/2012, 09:39 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I've only heard of it as a boys name but I feel it could be used as either a boys or girls name.

It could be, but what boys' name isn't that true of?  unsure.gif

#17 SeaPrincess

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:45 AM

DS1 has a female Alexi in his class at school

#18 qak

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:47 AM

DS has an Alexia in his class, she is a lovely little girl.

#19 Zephie Chugger

Posted 07 December 2012 - 09:53 AM

I know two, one in her teens the other 6 years both live in NYC.

#20 *Lena*

Posted 07 December 2012 - 10:57 AM

I only know a male Alexi. For that reason I see it as a boys name. It was on my boys name list. Amahlia was almost Alexa.

#21 Kalota

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:27 PM

There is a little female Alexi enrolled in my Prep class for next year original.gif

#22 mumto3princesses

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:30 PM

I don't know any Alexi's at all. But know one gorgeous little girl called Alexia.

#23 katiecoop

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

Definitely a boys name. Aren't there enough female variations of Alexander available for a girl?

#24 Hands Up

Posted 07 December 2012 - 05:52 PM

I know an Alexi (an adult). She suits her name and it seems very feminine on her. Her nn is Lexi or Lex.


#25 JaneLane

Posted 07 December 2012 - 06:04 PM

The only Alexi I know is male and of Eastern European decent.  I have known several female Alexis's and Alexia's.  I think a few of the variations must be unisex - I always thought Alexis was a female name but then I heard of Alexis Denisof who is a male actor and acted alongside his wife in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.




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