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Alec Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Alec

Gender:

Boy

Pronunciation:

A-lec

No. Of Syllables:

2

No. Of Letters:

4

Origin & Meaning

The name Alec is of Greek origin.

The meaning of Alec is "defender of mankind".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 469 in baby name popularity for boys with 616 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.

Numerology

What will your new little Alec be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Alec are often admired and advanced but most of all they are  read more >>

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Other Tidbits

Some famous bearers of this name include: Alec Guiness.

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.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

Keep in mind how popular a name is. Your child may feel that they fit in more with a more popular name. On the other hand, they may feel more special if their name is less popular and more uniquely their own. As you see it can go both ways, so just keep this point in mind as you examine the different possibilities.

Please refer to our Naming Tips page for more items to keep in mind when determining your baby's name.