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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.
*[[Alexis of Wilkes-Barre|Alexis (Toth) of Wilkes-Barre]] ([[May 7]])
*[[Alexis (Kabaliuk) of Carpathia]] ([[October 21]] and [[December 2]])
There are also hierarchs with this name:
*[[Alexis van der Mensbrugghe]] (1899-1980)
*His Holiness Patriarch [[Alexei II (Ridiger) of Moscow]] (b. 1929)