Alex

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #110 in 2013 and #128 in 2014.

Famous People

Alex Rodriguez (Baseball Player), Alex Trebek (TV Actor), Alex D. Linz (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Alex Borstein (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Alex Wolff (TV Actor), Alex Goot (Singer), Alex Winter (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Alex Gordon (Baseball Player)

Meaning

In English

Origin: Short form of 'Alexander', from Latin Alexander, from Ancient Greek Ἀλέξανδρος ‎(Aléksandros) 'he who wards off men', i.e. protector, possibly of Hittite origin. Also from 'Alexius', from the same Ancient Greek root, alexios "helping, defending". These two origins of Alex are indistinguishable in most languages.

Meaning(s):

-( female name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-), short form of Alexandra or the female name Alexis, or a spelling variant of Alix.

-( male name -comes from the Ancient Greek language-).

In French

Origin: From Latin, from Ancient Greek; see Alexand Alexander for more. Also from Alexis, the French form of Alexius.

Meaning(s):

-( male name), short form of Alexander and Alexis.

In German

Meaning(s):

-( male name) that comes from Alexander and Alexius.

In Dutch

Origin: From Latin, from Ancient Greek; see Alexand Alexander for more.

Meaning(s):

-( male name), short form of Alexander.

In Swedish

Meaning(s):

-( male name) that comes from Alexander and Alexius.

In Danish

Meaning(s):

-( male name) that comes from Alexander and Alexius.

In Finnish

Meaning(s):

-( male name).