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Name Alex

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

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About the name Alex in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, Spanish, English
Is short form of:Alexander
Topics:Asteroid 3367 Alex, discovered 1983, Male and female
US 2015 rank:#134     ... 132:Jayce, 133:Bryson, 134:Alex, 135:Everett, 136:George ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Alex, Alea, Alec, Aleix, Alek, Alen, Alexa, Alexy, Alix, Alix     Details
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About Alexander/Alexandra, the group of names with the same origin as Alex

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 2014,  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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Australia/NSWGraph2013 91,  2012 90,  2011 92,  2010 72,  2009 62,  2008 72,  2007 53,  2006 61,  2005 54,  2004 56,  2003 442002 56,  2001 64
Canada/British Columbia 2010 98
England+WalesGraph2015 75,  2014 75,  2013 65,  2012 65,  2011 59,  2010 52,  2009 50,  2008 47,  2007 57,  2006 58,  2005 52,  2004 45,  2003 412002 42,  2001 45,  2000 48,  1999 42,  1998 45
HungaryGraph2015 47,  2014 402013 44,  2012 50,  2011 51,  2010 44,  2009 43,  2008 45,  2007 48,  2006 50,  2005 51,  2004 48,  2003 45,  2002 45
IrelandGraph2015 13,  2014 12,  2013 12,  2012 18,  2011 10,  2010 82009 9,  2008 10,  2007 20,  2006 23,  2005 24,  2004 26,  2003 29,  2002 35,  2001 45,  2000 48,  1999 57,  1998 59
ScotlandGraph2015 110,  2014 99,  2013 89,  2012 82,  2011 106,  2010 77,  2009 87,  2008 672007 86,  2004 97,  2003 90
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 67,  1990-1999 521980-1989 79,  1970-1979 176
USA yearlyGraph2015 134,  2014 128,  2013 110,  2012 98,  2011 95,  2010 93,  2009 83,  2008 84,  2007 73,  2006 67,  2005 71,  2004 63,  2003 62,  2002 63,  2001 62,  2000 62,  1999 58,  1998 56,  1997 55,  1996 53,  1995 471994 50,  1993 52
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