OTHER SCRIPTS: Αλεξιος (Ancient Greek)
Meaning & History
Latinized form of the Greek name Αλεξιος (Alexios)
, a derivative of Αλεξις
). 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.
OTHER LANGUAGES: 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, Alyosha, Lyosha (Russian), Alexej, Aleš (Slovak), Aleksej, Aleks, Aleš, Aljoša (Slovene), Alejo (Spanish), Oleksiy (Ukrainian) |