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Alex meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Alex No. of characters: 4 Gender: GirlBoyOrigin: Old Greek English Dutch German French Portuguese Italian Romanian Swedish Norwegian Danish Icelandic
Religion: Hindu How to pronounce Alex a-lex What does my name mean?
Meanings: Form of Alexander Helper and Defender of Mankind He Who Wards Off (Other) Men

Alex was ranked 145 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 10.69% from its previous ranking of 131 in 2015. Alex was ranked 783 in 2016 list of US girls name and dropped by 0.26% from its previous ranking of 781 in 2015.

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Alex is a very very popular first name for a girl in England & Wales which is popular since 1996 and ranked 75 in 2015. Around 31646 people wear Alex as their first name. Alex is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 2014 and ranked 75 in 2015. Only 31646 people have Alex as their first name. Alex is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Alex was an uncommon first name for a girl but is a widely used first name for a boy which is popular since 2016 and ranked 145 (0.071916% bearer) in 2016 in United States. Around 275893 people wear Alex as their first name. Diminutive of Alexander. Comes from the Greek "Alexein and Andros" means: "Protect and Man, manly" Feast on April 22nd. Name seems a United States native name if we look into the dominance Alex showcases in the charts. 0.076328% of Americans have this given name.

Complete history of Alex
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1912130482
1913127604
1914129789
19151301008
19161261094
19171301081
19181281207

Expression number of Alex is 6.

Alex have a great affection towards creativity, beauty and domestic activities of life. Alex are trustworthy, honest and behave responsibly. Alex have tendency to sacrifice their needs for others'.

Names that rhyme with Alex Famous people named Alex
Alexandra Denman in James Dean: Forever Young as Producer
Alexandria Jo'Nel in Bolden! as Actress
Alexandra Gurskaya in Mauj Mastiyan (Taste of Love) as Actress
Alexia James in Jack Says as Actress
Alexandra Glazer in What's Love Got to Do with It as Actress
Alexis Floyd in Life's Poison as Actress
Alexia Filippeos in Cube Zero as Actress
Alexandra Metaxa in The Buskers & Lou as Actress
Alexa Jimenez in Bullied to Death as Actress
Alexandra Bokova in Mermaid Down as Actress
Names like Alex Alex Namesakes Related Names: AleAleaAleaciaAleaddineAleahAleahaAleahyaAleanAleanaAleanahAleanderAleandraAleaneAleannaAlearaAleasaAleaseAleashaAleashiaAleasiaPosts having Alex: Comments :Alex is a name used in multiple languages ​​as alias names cognate to Alexander, the English language. In countries where Portuguese is the main language, for example, Alex is nicknamed Alexander. In countries where Spanish is the primary language ( Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Spain and Mexico, for example), Alex's nickname Alejandro. Alexander is a male first name, the ancient Greek form is Ἀλέξανδρος Aléxandros. The name translates as "the (foreign) men wards" or "protector". The earliest document is the Priamos -son in the Homeric Iliad, the more than today Paris is known and possibly its name from the King Alaksandu of Wilusa received. The most significant namesakes certainly is Alexander the Great. People known as "Alex": Alex Rodrigo Dias da Costa (b. 17 June 1982)- footballer Brazilian, Alex Raphael Meschini (b. March 25, 1982)- footballer Brazilian, Alexander Naumik Sandøy (b. August 12, 1951)- Polish and Norwegian singer, Alexandro de Souza (b. September 14, 1977)- footballer Brazilian. - Carleen Heger Popularity of Alex
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Other variants of Alex :Aleksander Skender Alexander Alexandra Alexandros Iskandar Aleksandr Alesander Aleksandar Aleksandra Aleksandrina Sasho Alexandre Àlex Sanda Sandi Sandra Saša Alexandr Aleš Aleksandro Aleĉjo Aleksanteri Ale Samppa Santeri Santtu Aleksandre Sandro Sándor Sanyi Szandra Alastar Alastríona Aleksandras Aca Ace Aco Sashka Sikandar Eskandar Ola Olek Sasha Shura Alasdair Alastair Alistair Alister Ally Saundra Sawney Aleks Sašo Alejandra Alejandro İskender Oleksander Oleksandr Oleksandra Lesya Sender  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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