[ uh-lek-sis ]
/ əˈlɛk sɪs /


a male or female given name: from a Greek word meaning “helper.” Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for alexis


masc. proper name, from Greek alexis, from alexein "to ward off, keep, protect" (see Alexander). The Latin form was Alexius.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper