Given Name ALEKSEY

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Алексей (Russian), Олексій (Ukrainian), Аляксей (Belarusian)
PRONOUNCED: u-lyi-KSYAY (Russian)   [details]

Meaning & History

Russian form of ALEXIS. This was the name of a 17th-century czar of Russia.
VARIANTS: Aleksei, Alexei, Alexey (Russian), Aleksei, Alexei, Alexey, Oleksiy, Olexiy (Ukrainian), Aleksei, Alexei, Alexey, Aliaksei (Belarusian)
DIMINUTIVES: Aleks, Alex, Alyosha, Lyosha (Russian), Aleks, Oles (Ukrainian)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Alexios, Alexius (Ancient Greek), Aleix (Catalan), Aljoša (Croatian), Alexej, Aleš (Czech), Aleksi, Ale (Finnish), Alexis (French), Aleixo (Galician), Alexis (German), Alexis (Greek), Elek (Hungarian), Alessio (Italian), Aleksy (Polish), Aleixo (Portuguese), Alexej, Aleš (Slovak), Aleksej, Aleks, Aleš, Aljoša (Slovene), Alejo (Spanish)