Alexis is a gender-neutral name and is of Russian origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means protector of mankind. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as uh-lek-sis, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2021. Variations of Alexis include Alexus.
Alexis can be used for both boys and girls.