No. Of Syllables:2
No. Of Letters:4
Origin & Meaning
The meaning of Alex is "nickname for names beginning with alex-".
It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "nickname for names beginning with Alex-".
View the Alex Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alex has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alex to other names.
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The numbers that make up your child's name.
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The name Alyx is a form of Alex.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Alex Rodriguez.
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Just for fun, see the name Alex 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 Alex in Nautical Flags page.
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Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.
The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.