Alex

Alex meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old Greek
Usage: English, Sindhi, Tamil, German, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Icelandic
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Form of Alexander, Helper and Defender of Mankind, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Protect and Man and Manly
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Commonly used in Swedish, German, Norwegian, Finnish, Tamil, English, Danish, Icelandic and Sindhi durable and darling, Alex aimed at both sexes, meaning of Alex is "Form of Alexander, Helper and Defender of Mankind, He Who Wards Off (Other) Men, Protect and Man or Manly" is of Old Greek origin... The name is celebrated on April 22nd.

Variants of Alex

Alax, Alexie, Alexis, Alexia, Alexiel, Aalexis, Alessa, Alexzis, Alexisjade, Alexios, Alecxia, Alexina, Alexandra

Names that rhyme with Alex

Popularity of Alex

Alex was a very popular name in United States. Over 281332 babies have been given the first name in 239 years. At its zenith in 1995, it ranked 47th when 7637 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However after 239 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still dominating the charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 2 times Also, Alex was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 33100 babies have been given the name in 46 years. At its zenith in 2002, 1762 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 42nd position. However after 46 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still going strong on charts. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 11 times Also, Alex was a popular name in Ireland. Over 6862 babies have been named Alex since 1981. When at its peak in 2008, 501 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 10th position. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 50 years. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 10 baby names 2 times Also, Alex was among the popular names in France. Since emerging in 1904 around 30555 babies have been given the given name. At its zenith in 2001, 1138 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 74th position. However after 151 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the first name has been to the top 100 baby names 12 times Also, Alex is a popular in Spain where over 27005 new-borns have been given the name since 2002. When at the peak of its usage in 2014, 2198 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 20th position. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 50 baby names 15 times Also, Alex was among the popular names in Italy. Since emerging in 1999 around 6096 babies have been given the moniker. At the peak of its usage in 2002, it ranked 46th when 1345 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. After 5 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 5 times

A common name in Switzerland having over 1137 recievers in 11 years of usage. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 2000, the moniker grabbed the 52nd spot and 139 baby boys were given the name. Also, Alex is common in Netherlands where over 589 new-borns have been given the name since 2015. At the peak of its usage in 2019, the moniker grabbed the 118th spot and 136 baby boys were given the name. Also, In Sweden, Alex was once a common name since emerging in 1998 it has been given to over 2428 babies. When at its peak in 1998,. After 11 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, In Belgium, Alex was once a common name since emerging in 1995 it has been given to over 2801 babies. When at its peak in 2017,. However after 38 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, Alex was a common name in New South Wales. Over 3888 babies have been named Alex since 1987. When at its peak in 2005,. After 26 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, In Queensland, Alex was once a common name since emerging in 1992 it has been given to over 1706 babies. When at its peak in 1996,. After 15 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Also, Alex used to be a common name in Victoria, first appeared in 2008 and over 117 babies have been given the name in 1 years. When at the peak of its usage in 2008,. After 1 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Alex is a rare baby name in Victoria there is very thin chances of it still being given. Over 117 people have been named Alex in Victoria. However things change on global perspective, Alex is extremely popular in Uganda where every 1 in 200 have the name as well as in, Brazil, Philippines, Kenya and Tanzania. Also the baby name is popular in England, Russia, Ghana, Nigeria, Canada, Peru, Indonesia, Zambia, Malawi, Ecuador, Chile, Australia, Malaysia, Egypt, Mozambique, Rwanda, Colombia, Romania, Germany, Uzbekistan, Sudan, DR Congo, Honduras, India, Sierra Leone, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Poland, Mexico, Liberia, Haiti, Bolivia, South Africa, Papua New Guinea, Angola, Greece, Venezuela, Madagascar, Belarus, New Zealand, Cameroon, Chad, China, Burundi, South Sudan, Kazakhstan, Sri Lanka, Togo, Zimbabwe, Scotland, Bangladesh, Congo, Turkmenistan, Portugal, Dominican Republic and El Salvador. At least, 2700000 people globally have been given the name as per our research.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
201815325051332168
201715125781251188
201614728261354173
201513330961293185
201412831721419160
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Alex in Nordic countries

CountriesMenWomen
First NameSecondary NameFirst NameSecondary Name
Netherlands7110226811599
Finland60951281619

What numerology tells about Alex?

People can't believe you are real. You don't even believe you are real. People admire your spirit. You are always direct because you hate to argue with people when it comes to misunderstandings. You don't share the usual opinion of things and the ordinary life perspective. You are enthusiastic, always do something productive, however, you lack creativity. In order to refuel your soul with creativity, travel, or do something unusual for you.

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  •  Andria - Andria's meaning is The Manly, The Brave or The Brave used for both boys and girls and is used specifically in Tamil and English is originated from Old Greek
  •  Nidia - Uncommon girl name Nidia came from Old Greek which is substantially used in Spanish language, meaning of Nidia is "Gracious"
  •  Nemesis - The girl name Nemesis is used especially in Swedish and Finnish is originated from Old Greek. Nemesis is equivalent of The Greek Name Νεμεσις in Latin language
  •  Jorris - The Jorris means "Worker of the Earth" has origin in Greek
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Namesakes of Alex

    Alex Barris, American-born Canadian television actor and writer
  • Alex Leigh, English fashion model
  • Alex Scott, politician in Bermuda
  • Alex Deakin, weatherman for the Met Office
  • Alex Alben, American politician
  • Alex Zanotelli, member of the Combonian missionaries in Verona
  • Alex Hassilev, American folk musician
  • Alex Fernandes, Mexican football striker
  • Alex Thomas, English drummer from Lutterworth, Leicestershire
  • Alex Klein, oboist
  • Alex Lester, British broadcaster
  • Alex Grossmann, Croatian-French physicist at the Université de la Méditerranée Aix-Marseille II
  • Alex Ebel, science fiction and fantasy illustrator
  • Alex Kirby, British journalist
  • Alex Golden Oblad, prominent chemist and chemical engineer principally recognized for his pioneering work
  • Alex Steffen, American futurist
  • Alex Brown, former English rugby union player
  • Alex Sanderson, former English rugby union footballer of the 1990s and 2000s
  • Alex J. Stringer, politician and judge in Manitoba, Canada
  • Alex Jamieson, natural foods chef, author, speaker
  • Alex Sadkin, record producer in the 1980s
  • Alex Fergusson, Scottish guitarist / record producer
  • Alex Kerr, American writer and Japanologist
  • Alex Wood, former Labour leader of Edinburgh City Council
  • Alex MacLean, American photographic artist
  • Alex Bodry, politician from Luxembourg
  • Alex Diggelmann, Swiss graphic artist and book designer best
  • Alex Outhred, Australian actor
  • Alex McAulay, author of the novels 'Shelter Me,' 'Oblivion Road
  • Alex Stokes, co-author of the second of the three papers published sequentially
  • Alex Dolan, journalist, weather presenter and science teacher
  • Alex Thomson, British television journalist and newscaster
  • Alex Phillips, Canadian-born Mexican cinematographer and the father of Alex Phillips
  • Alex Fraser, major innovator in the development of the computer modeling of population genetics and his work has stimulated many advances
  • Alex Bonner, radio and television and broadcast media executive
  • Alex George, Western Australian botanist
  • Alex Glasgow, singer-songwriter from Low Fell, Gateshead
  • Alex Wurman, American composer who hails from Chicago
  • Alex Jacobowitz, classically trained street performer
  • Alex La Guma, South African novelist
  • Alex Taylor, American singer
  • Alex Dorrian, executive vice-president of Thales Group as of 2006
  • Alex Mihai Stoenescu, Romanian historian, writer
  • Alex Buchman, American
  • Alex Shapiro, composes acoustic and electroacoustic music favoring combinations of modal harmonies with chromatic ones
  • Alex Tintaru, bass player for Turkish rock bands Direc-t and Dorian
  • Alex Shigo, Dr
  • Alex Beaton, Scottish
  • Alex Moiseyev, Soviet-born American draughts player
  • Alex Callinicos, Zimbabwean-born British political theorist and activist
  • Alex Lifeson, Canadian musician, singer, songwriter

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