Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
(Or View Alec Girl)

In 2017 the name Alec...

• was given to 569 baby boys
• was the 507th most popular name for baby boys
• was 34% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, Nevada, and Arkansas
• was about as popular as Nikolai and Royal
Babies Named Alec Born Per Year
Created by
Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Alec...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1995
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1954
• is 870% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 75% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Dakota, Austin, Daquan, Michaela, Cherokee, Mikala
• has the most opposite popularity history to Guadalupe, Vito, Lionel, Betsey, Rosalyn, Carmela
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alec Per State
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Geographically the name Alec...

• 24% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Aden, Quentin, Braden, Kara, Jazlynn, Savanna
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as James, Thomas, Logan, Olivia, Lily, Isabelle
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Alec by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Alec are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Alec will be the only kid named Alec in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Alec compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Alec rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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