Origin of the name ALEXEJ.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name ALEXEJ.
variant form of Greek Alexios
(q.v.), meaning "defender." Usage: Czech Republic, Russia
Also spelled Alexey.
Alexej von Jawlensky (d. 1941), was
a Russian expressionist painter. Alexej Čepička (d. 1990), was a
Czech communist politician. (Wiki)