Alex

What does the baby name Alex mean? Learn about what Alex means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.


Alex - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Alex
A-L-E-X, is a 4-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Alex
AL-əks
AH leks
Meaning of Alex
Defender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity, protector of mankind.
Origin of Alex
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Similar Names, Nicknames, & Spelling Variations of Alex
Al
Alasdair
Alastair
Alaster
Alcander
Alec
Aleik
Alejandro
Alejo
Alek
Aleksandr
Alessandre
Alessandro
Alexander
Alexandre
Alexandro
Alexandros
Alexei
Alexio
Alexis
Alisander
Alsandair
Alsandare
Ellic
Iskander
Leks
Sacha
Sander
Sandero
Sandor
Sandro
Sandy
Sascha
Sasha
Saunder
Saunders
Sikander
Popularity of Alex
Alex currently has 3722 likes, and is the 6th most liked boy's name. The name Daniel is slightly more popular than Alex.