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 female given name.
Pronunciation of Alex
AH leks
Meaning of Alex
Defender of mankind, defender of the people, protector of humanity, protector of mankind.
Origin of Alex
English Names
Greek Names
Pet Names
Popularity of Alex
Alex currently has 968 likes, and is in the top 1% of liked girl's names. The name Sara is slightly more popular than Alex.