Line Chart Alex

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Name
Meaning:

  • Defending Men

  • National
    Origins:

  • Greek

  • Created
    from:

  • Alexander
  • Alexis

  • Fun Facts

    Widely Common Unisex Name.

    Alex Name Popularity


    Boys vs Girls

    96.78%
    Male

    3.22%
    Female

    Alex is predominantly a boys name, with 3.22% of Alexs being girls, and 96.78% being boys.

    In the United States there have been a total of 278617 males named Alex, and 9272 females given the name

    Popularity of Alex by state:

    This chart shows the maximum percentage of babys named Alex in each state. Lighter colors indicate higher percentages and popularity, while lower colors indicate less popularity.
    Lighter = More Popular
    Darker = Less Popular
    Blank States = Few to None

    Click on a state to view more info!

    Names Similar to Alex

    Rank Name Global Rank
    1. Alexis 693
    2. Alec 996
    3. Alijah 1038
    4. Alek 3310
    5. Aalijah 3572
    6. Ahlias 3572
    7. Alakai 3572
    8. Alaz 3572

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    Alex: Baby name popularity graph, 1880-2020


    The below graph, labeled 'Percentage named Alex' is a graph showing the overall ranking of the boys name Alex in the USA from 1880-2020. 1 being the highest and most popular, 40337 being the lowest and least used. Through these years over 40337 unique total names have been given to boys living in the United States so far. Alex's average ranking is 320.62, with it's highest ever rank being #. Alex has reach the top 10 most popular boys name 2 times, and has reached the top hundred names 32 times.

    Alex has been used in the United States ever since 1880, with over 287889 boys given the name in the past 200 years. Alex gained the most popularity as a baby name in 1986, when it's usage went up by 131.48%. During this year, 5106 babies were named Alex, which was 0.1458% of the baby boys born in the USA that year. The most the names popularity ever grew to was 0.205%, in this year alone more than 8000 boys were named Alex.

    Popular 'A' Names for Boys

    Boys names starting with 'A'

    Listed below are the 20 most commonly used baby names begining with A. These boys names are ordered by their overall popularity of recently named babies in the United states. Also listed is their their rank compared to other 'A' names, their over all rank among all boy names, the total number of baby boys expected to be given this name in 2020, and the total percentage of boys given this name.

    Name 'A-Name' Rank Overall Rank Total Named Percentage named
    Alexander 1. 16. 13321 0.368%
    Aiden 2. 22. 12158 0.336%
    Anthony 3. 41. 9815 0.271%
    Andrew 4. 46. 9324 0.258%
    Aaron 5. 69. 7118 0.197%
    Adrian 6. 87. 6303 0.174%
    Angel 7. 105. 5523 0.153%
    Asher 8. 106. 5466 0.151%
    Austin 9. 110. 5334 0.147%
    Adam 10. 114. 5176 0.143%
    Ayden 11. 146. 4472 0.124%
    Axel 12. 197. 3441 0.095%
    Ashton 13. 229. 3078 0.085%
    Abel 14. 238. 3015 0.083%
    Alex 15. 256. 2826 0.078%
    Alan 16. 274. 2626 0.073%
    Abraham 17. 281. 2559 0.071%
    Antonio 18. 282. 2540 0.07%
    Amir 19. 293. 2429 0.067%
    Alejandro 20. 319. 2196 0.061%

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