Alexis (disambiguation)

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The name '''Alexis''' masc. proper name, from Gk. alexis, from alexein "to ward off, keep, protect"  
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The name '''Alexis''' or '''Alexios''' comes from the Greek ''alexis'', from ''alexein'' meaning "to ward off, keep, protect." Other variations include Alexius, Aleksi, Alexis, Alexei, Alexey, and Alexy.
 
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:(see Main article ''[[Alexander (disambiguation)|Alexander]]'').
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There are several [[saints]] with this name:
 
There are several [[saints]] with this name:
  
 
*St. Alexios, Archbishop of Cyprus
 
*St. Alexios, Archbishop of Cyprus
*St. Alexios, Archbishop of Moscow ([[February 12]]) – Russian
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*St. [[Alexis of Moscow|Alexis]], Archbishop of Moscow ([[February 12]] and [[October 5]])
 
*St. ''' [[Alexios the Man of God]] ''' ([[March 17]])
 
*St. ''' [[Alexios the Man of God]] ''' ([[March 17]])
*St. Alexios the Russian ([[April 24]])
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*St. Alexios the [[hermit]] of the [[Kiev Caves]] ([[April 24]])
*St. Alexios, Bishop of Vithinias ([[June 10]])
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*St. Alexios, Bishop of Bithynia ([[June 10]])
*St. Alexios, martyr ([[August 9]])
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*St. Alexius, martyr of Constantinople ([[August 9]])
*St. Alexios, Metropolitan of Moscow ([[October 5]]) - Russian
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*[[Alexis of Wilkes-Barre|Alexis (Toth) of Wilkes-Barre]] ([[May 7]])
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*[[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia]] ([[October 21]] and [[December 2]])
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There are also hierarchs with this name:
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*[[Alexis van der Mensbrugghe]] (1899-1980)
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Current hierarchs:
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*His Holiness Patriarch [[Alexei II (Ridiger) of Moscow]] (b. 1929)
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==See also==
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*[[Alexander (disambiguation)]]
  
  

Revision as of 12:41, April 9, 2008

The name Alexis or Alexios comes from the Greek alexis, from alexein meaning "to ward off, keep, protect." Other variations include Alexius, Aleksi, Alexis, Alexei, Alexey, and Alexy.

There are several saints with this name:

There are also hierarchs with this name:

Current hierarchs:

See also


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