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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.AL-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.
DiminutiveLexa
Masculine FormAlexander
Other Languages & CulturesKalisha, Talisha African American Adalheidis, Adelais Ancient Germanic Alexandra Ancient Greek Alisa Bosnian Aleksandra, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sashka Bulgarian Alexandra, Alícia Catalan Aleksandra, Sanda, Sandra, Saša Croatian Alexandra Czech Alexandra, Sandra Danish Adelheid, Alexandra, Aleid, Aleida, Alex, Alida, Sandra, Xandra Dutch Aleksandra Estonian Aliisa, Alisa, Alli Finnish Adélaïde, Alexandra, Alexandrine, Alice, Alison, Alix, Alexandrie, Sacha, Sandra, Sandrine, Sasha French Adelheid, Alexandra, Ada, Alexa, Alida, Heida, Heidi, Sandra, Sascha German Alexandra, Aliki, Aleka, Kiki Greek Alexandra Greek Mythology Adelaida, Alexandra, Aliz, Ada, Alexa, Alida, Alíz, Szandra Hungarian Alexandra, Sandra Icelandic Ailís, Alastríona Irish Adelaide, Alessandra, Alice, Alessa, Alexandra, Sandra Italian Alise, Sandra Latvian Sandra Lithuanian Aleksandra, Sandra, Sashka Macedonian Aalis Medieval French Alexandra, Sandra Norwegian Adelajda, Aleksandra, Alicja, Ada, Ola, Sandra Polish Adelaide, Alexandra, Alexandrina, Alice, Alícia, Sandra Portuguese Alexandra, Sanda, Sandra Romanian Aleksandra, Alexandra, Alisa, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sanya, Sasha, Shura Russian Aileas, Saundra Scottish Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša Serbian Alexandra, Alica Slovak Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša Slovene Adelaida, Alejandra, Alicia, Ale, Alexandra, Sandra Spanish Alexandra, Alicia, Sandra, Sassa Swedish Aleksandra, Alexandra, Alisa, Oleksandra, Lesya, Sasha Ukrainian Alis Welsh

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diminutives, literature, song titles, television, The Haunting of Hill House characters
Entry updated September 1, 2013