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Name Alex

Meaning:defender of menTools:

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Languages of use:English
Is short form of:Alexandra
Topics:Male and female
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
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 Bulgaria 2022,  1:Alexander Moscow 2014,  1:Sandra Switzerland 1987,  2:Alexandre France 1997,  2:Alessandro Italy 2021,  2:Sander Norway 1998,  2:Alexandru Romania 2009,  2:Aleksandre Georgia 2021
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, Aleksandre, Aleksandrs, Aleksej, Aleksio, Alesandro, Alessandro, Alex, Alexander, Alexander, Alexandr, Alexandre, Alexandro, Alexandros, Alexandru, Alexzander, Alix, Jano, Leka, Lex, Olek, Sander, S├índor, Sandro, Sandro, Sandy, Santeri, Skender, Xander, Zander   Sortable list   Details

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IrelandGraph2007 96,  2006 822004 93
ScotlandGraph2018 182,  2012 191,  2011 145,  2010 140,  2009 107,  2008 115,  2005 90,  2004 692002 85
USA decades 1990-1999 651
USA yearlyGraph2004 983,  2002 977,  2001 981,  2000 917,  1999 786,  1998 771,  1997 674,  1996 638,  1995 5391994 581,  1993 562
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