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Alec Meaning


What does Alec mean?

The name Alec is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Alec is "defender of mankind".

Alec is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced A-lec.

The Given Name Alec

Alec is a diminutive of Alexander. See Alexander for further details.

Alec is good for parents who want a name that is valiant and popular.

A mesmerizing name, Alec possesses great character.

Wrap it up and take it home, Alec may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alec Baldwin, Alec Connell, and Alec Douglas Home.

Alec Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 539 in baby name popularity for boys with 516 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 508 in baby name popularity for boys with 571 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

View the Alec Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alec has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alec to other names.

Alec Related Names

Alec is a diminutive of Alexander.

Famous Alecs

  • Alec Baldwin ~ Actor
  • Alec Connell ~ Ice Hockey Player
  • Alec Douglas Home ~ British Prime Minister (1963-1964)
  • Alec Guinness ~ Actor

Alec Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Alec.

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Alec Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Alec in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Alec.

Just for fun, see the name Alec in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Alec in Nautical Flags page.