Given Name ALEXIUS

GENDER: Masculine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλεξιος (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.
VARIANT: Alexios
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Aleksei, 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)
USER SUBMISSION: Alexíus

Categories

emperors, latinizations, saints
Entry updated December 8, 2017