Name
ALEX

Name ALEX

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 814,660 births of Alex in the countries below, which represents an average of 5,737 births of children bearing the first name Alex per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 8,183 births.

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En Français Prénom Alex   
In Italiano Nome Alex   
Available variants : Álex , Àlex
Variations : Alexandra , Alexandrá , Allex , Alyx


Information about the first name Alex

We celebrate Alex on April 22nd
The first name Alex is listed in our categories :The first name Alex has been assigned to:
98.11% to boys
1.89% to girls
The country where the first name Alex is the most common is:
BR Brazil
This first name is on trend: Male
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Alex

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Alex : Axel, Axle, Exal, Laex, Lexa, Xael, Xela, Xlea

Anacyclics of the first name Alex

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Alex: Xela

Alex in Japanese *

Romajiarekkusu
Katakanaアレックス
Hiraganaあれっくす
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
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Alex in sign language

Alex in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Alex

US English
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  • (Received Pronunciation, US) IPA(key): /ˈæ.lɪks/
  • Rhymes: -ælɪks
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FR French
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  • IPA(key): /a.lɛks/
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HU Hungarian
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  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɛks]
  • Hyphenation: Alex
  • Rhymes: -ɛks
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Icelandic
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SE Swedish
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NL Dutch
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  • IPA(key): /ˈaːlɛks/
  • Hyphenation: Alex
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FI Finnish
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  • IPA(key): /ˈɑleks/, [ˈɑ̝le̞ks̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑleks
  • Syllabification(key): A‧lex
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  • Alex is the 143rd most common male given name in Finland, belonging to 4,353 male individuals (and as a middle name to 1,822 more), and also belongs to 78 female individuals (and as a middle name to 38 more), according to February 2023 data from the Digital and Population Data Services Agency of Finland.
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Popularity of the name Alex

Number of ALEX births per year

Total births of Alex by country

Births with the first name Alex
Country
Boys
Girls
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
309,179
2,340
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
278,796
6,601
ESSpain
2002 - 2021
35,125
0
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
31,694
3,090
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
31,319
514
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
20,970
93
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
9,975
482
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
8,443
821
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
8,817
133
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
8,811
2
HUHungary
2003 - 2022
7,128
0
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
6,257
272
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
6,057
26
SESweden
1998 - 2022
4,356
31
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
3,386
419
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
3,397
0
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
3,357
0
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
3,098
235
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
3,137
4
CLChili
2010 - 2021
2,452
9
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
2,394
23
MXMexico
2017 - 2021
2,396
0
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
1,734
102
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
1,410
194
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
1,204
22
NONorway
1945 - 2022
1,033
0
NLNetherlands
2015 - 2022
966
0
SISlovenia
1992 - 2022
942
0
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
840
8
MDMoldova
2016 - 2022
263
0
FIFinland
2003 - 2022
170
0
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
122
0
ISIceland
2016 - 2021
11
0

Total births of Alex by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Alex
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
1,972
97
ESSpain
2021
1,438
0
MXMexico
2021
565
0
ITItaly
2021
538
0
SKSlovakia
2022
504
0
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
474
15
HUHungary
2022
427
0
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
343
0
PLPoland
2022
291
0
IEIreland
2022
216
15
FRFrance
2022
198
9
DEGermany
2022
184
0
CLChili
2021
137
0
NLNetherlands
2022
115
0
BEBelgium
2022
100
6
ONOntario
2019
65
6
CHSwitzerland
2021
71
0
ARArgentina
2015
65
0
SESweden
2022
59
0
ATAustria
2021
52
0
DKDenmark
2022
46
0
QCQuebec
2022
42
1
NZNew Zealand
2022
33
0
NONorway
2022
29
0
SISlovenia
2022
29
0
ABAlberta
2022
17
4
BCBritish Columbia
2022
20
0

Comments on the name Alex

Personalities with the first name Alex

There are 722 personalities with the first name Alex


Alex Ferguson
(Alexander Chapman Ferguson) src

United kingdom
Writer Association football manager Association football player Manager Autobiographer


Alex Salmond
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United kingdom
Politician Economist


Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain
(Alexander Mark David Oxlade-Chamberlain) src

United kingdom
Association football player


Alex Morgan
(Alexandra Patricia Morgan) src

United states of america
Writer Association football player Novelist


Alex Turner
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United kingdom
Singer Singer-songwriter Guitarist


Alex Iwobi
(Alexander Chuka Iwobi) src

Nigeria
Association football player


Alex Sandro
(Alex Sandro Lobo Silva) src

Brazil
Association football player


Alex Rodrigo Dias Da Costa
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Brazil
Association football player


Alex Jones
(Alexander Emerick Jones) src

United states of america
Writer Film director Radio personality Film producer Podcaster Conspiracy theorist Anti-vaccine activist Gun rights advocate Misinformation creator


Alex Brosque
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Australia
Association football player



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Alex
Full list of personalities with the first name Alex

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Alex

There are 9326 actors and actresses with the first name Alex
Alex Eckstein
Alex Mcgee
Alex Bain
Alex A.J. Gardner
Alex Whipp
Alex Ceran
Alex Tonti
Alex Newe
Alex Krasimirov
Alex Crisci
Alex Pimienta
Alex Fedorouk
Alex Riley
Alex Villiers
Alex Brown
Alex Ferris
Alex Wolff
Alex Mehlbaum
Alex Wicks
Alex Cardillo
Alex Gillis
Alex Edwards
Alex Aiono
Alex Wetherington
Alex Phillip
Alex Polidori
Alex Benoit
Alex Warrick
Alex Milne
Alex Tanner

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Alex
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Alex

Rankings of first name ALEX by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
#12SK Slovakia2022
#19ES Spain2021
#24IE Ireland2022
#32HU Hungary2022
#40CZ Czechoslovakia2016
#69IT Italy2021
#73SI Slovenia2022
#83PL Poland2022
#102BE Belgium2022
#115CL Chili2021
#122GB United Kingdom2021
#127CH Switzerland2021
#137AT Austria2021
#138DK Denmark2022
#148NL Netherlands2022
#151QC Quebec2022
#153NZ New Zealand2022
#176NO Norway2022
#177AR Argentina2015
#178SE Sweden2022
#187MX Mexico2021
#190US United State of America2022
#205ON Ontario2019
#216BC British Columbia2022
#259AB Alberta2022
#299FR France2022
#312DE Germany2022
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#302IE Ireland2022
#1082AB Alberta2022
#1342BE Belgium2022
#1478US United State of America2022
#1599ON Ontario2019
#1960GB United Kingdom2021
#3304FR France2022
#9094QC Quebec2022