Alexis (disambiguation)

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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.
 
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:
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== Saints ==
 
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'''Alexis''' refers to the following [[saints]]:
*St. Alexios, Archbishop of Cyprus
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*Alexios, Archbishop of Cyprus
*St. [[Alexis of Moscow|Alexis]], Archbishop of Moscow ([[February 12]] and [[October 5]])
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*[[Alexis of Moscow|Alexis]], Archbishop of Moscow ([[February 12]] and [[October 5]])
*St. ''' [[Alexios the Man of God]] ''' ([[March 17]])
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*'''[[Alexios the Man of God]]''' ([[March 17]])
*St. Alexios the [[hermit]] of the [[Kiev Caves]] ([[April 24]])
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*Alexios the [[hermit]] of the [[Kiev Caves]] ([[April 24]])
*St. Alexios, Bishop of Bithynia ([[June 10]])
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*Alexios, Bishop of Bithynia ([[June 10]])
*St. Alexius, martyr of Constantinople ([[August 9]])
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*Alexius, martyr of Constantinople ([[August 9]])
 
*[[Alexis of Wilkes-Barre|Alexis (Toth) of Wilkes-Barre]] ([[May 7]])
 
*[[Alexis of Wilkes-Barre|Alexis (Toth) of Wilkes-Barre]] ([[May 7]])
 
*[[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia]] ([[October 21]] and [[December 2]])
 
*[[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia]] ([[October 21]] and [[December 2]])
  
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== Bishops ==
 
There are also hierarchs with this name:
 
There are also hierarchs with this name:
 
*[[Alexis van der Mensbrugghe]] (1899-1980)
 
*[[Alexis van der Mensbrugghe]] (1899-1980)
  
Current hierarchs:
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== Current hierarchs ==
 
*His Holiness Patriarch [[Alexei II (Ridiger) of Moscow]] (b. 1929)
 
*His Holiness Patriarch [[Alexei II (Ridiger) of Moscow]] (b. 1929)
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Alexander (disambiguation)]]
 
*[[Alexander (disambiguation)]]
 
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[[Category:Saints]]
 
[[Category:Saints]]

Revision as of 19:53, April 13, 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.

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Saints

Alexis refers to the following saints:

Bishops

There are also hierarchs with this name:

Current hierarchs

See also


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