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ScriptsΑλεξιος Ancient Greek

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξιος (Alexios), a derivative of Αλεξις (see ALEXIS). This was the name of five Byzantine emperors. It was also borne by a 5th-century Syrian saint who is especially venerated in the Eastern Church.
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Other Languages & CulturesAleksei, Aleksey, Alexei, Alexey, Aliaksei Belarusian 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 Aleksei, Aleksey, Alexei, Alexey, Aleks, Alex, Alyosha, Lyosha Russian Aljoša Serbian Alexej, Aleš Slovak Aleksej, Aleks, Aleš, Aljoša Slovene Alejo Spanish Aleksei, Aleksey, Alexei, Alexey, Oleksiy, Olexiy, Aleks, Oles Ukrainian
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emperors, latinizations, saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017   Contribute