Meaning: Defender Of The People
Main Origin Language: Greek
In 2017 the name Alex...
• was given to 2,578 baby boys
• was the 151st most popular name for baby boys
• was 58% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in South Dakota, California, and Nevada
• was least popular in North Dakota, Wyoming, and Vermont
• a unisex name
which was given to boys 93% of the time
Babies Named Alex Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Alex...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1993
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1955
• is 325% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 50% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Alex Per State
Geographically the name Alex...
• 12% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Average Age of Benjamin
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
More information on Alex by the Baby Name Institute
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