Name: Alexia

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alexia

  • Meaning:
    Defender
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (ah LEK see uh); (ah LEK zee ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alexia

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  • Used in:
    English and Greek speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Feminine form of the Greek Alexios.

    Alexia is also the technical term for 'word blindness', a neurological disorder caused by a brain lesion resulting in inability to understand written language.

    Princess Alexia is third in line to the Dutch throne, after her father and older sister Amalia. She was named Alexia after her father Willem-Alexander. Alexia is also the name of the daughter of former Greek king Constantine II.

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