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Name Alec

Meaning:he who wards off (other) men, defender of menTools:

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About the name Alec in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Alexander
US 2015 rank:#455     ... 453:Deacon, 454:Colby, 455:Alec, 456:Julio, 457:Scott ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Alea, Alek, Alen, Alex, Alex     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Alec

Meaning/translation, female:defender of men
Meaning/translation, male:he who wards off (other) men, defender of men
Language of origin:Old Greek
Info about origin, male:famous as the name of Alexander the Great, King of Macedonia (356 to 323 BC)
 until now there were 8 popes with this name
Words:alexein = to ward off, to defend  Old Greek
 aner = the man  Old Greek
Topics:Greek mythology, Popes
Variants' top ranks:1:Alexander Germany 1997,  1:Alejandro Spain 2011,  1:Aleksandar Macedonia 2011,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2015,  2:Sander Norway 1998,  2:Alexandru Romania 2009,  2:Alesia Albania 2012
Somehow related to:Alexis/Alexis, Alistair
Name variants:Alejandra, Aleksandra, Aleksandra, Alena, Alesia, Alessa, Alessandra, Alessia, Alex, Alexa, Alexandra, Alexandrea, Alexandria, Alexandrina, Alexandrine, Alexane, Alexiane, Alja, Alondra, Lexi, Lexie, Sandra, Sandrina, Sandrine, Sandy, Sanja, Alasdair, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Aleks, Aleksa, Aleksandar, Aleksander, Aleksandr, Aleksandrs, Aleksej, Aleksio, Alesandro, Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, Alexander, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alexandru, Alexzander, Alix, Leka, Lex, Olek, Sander, S├índor, Sandro, Sandy, Santeri, Skender, Xander, Zander   Sortable list   Details
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England+Wales decadesGraph1934 100,  1924 94,  1914 841904 90
MaltaGraph2014 9,  2013 82012 11
Switzerland 1997 388
USA decades 1990-1999 137
USA yearlyGraph2015 455,  2014 469,  2013 453,  2012 448,  2011 421,  2010 418,  2009 405,  2008 389,  2007 363,  2006 328,  2005 292,  2004 246,  2003 226,  2002 206,  2001 173,  2000 156,  1999 132,  1998 112,  1997 123,  1996 117,  1995 112,  1994 1091993 154
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