What does Alexis mean?

Alexis meaning in Names Dictionary

type of Alexander. Helper and defender of humanity.
Name Origin: Greek
Name Gender: Unisex

Alexis meaning in Etymology Dictionary

masc. proper title, from Greek alexis, from alexein "to defend against, keep, shield" (see Alexander). The Latin form was Alexius.

Sentence Examples with the word Alexis

In pursuit of this heroic enterprise, which excited the loud admiration of Voltaire, she sent a fleet under Alexis Orlov into the Mediterranean in 1770.

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