PRONOUNCED: ah-lyek-SYAY (Russian), ah-leek-SYAY (Russian) [key]
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) OTHER LANGUAGES: Alexios, Alexis, 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) |