ALEX
GENDER: Masculine & Feminine
PRONOUNCED: AL-əks (English), AH-ləks (Dutch)   [key]
Meaning & History
Short form of ALEXANDER, ALEXANDRA, and other names beginning with Alex.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Al, Alec, Alexa, Ali, Allie, Ally, Lex, Lexa, Lexi, Lexie, Lexine, Lexy, Sandy, Zandra, Alexandrina, Alyx, Sandie, Xander, Zander (English), Lex, Sander, Xander, Xandra (Dutch), Xande, Xandinho (Portuguese)
DIMINUTIVES: Lexa, Alexina (English)
FEMININE FORM: Alexina (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Aleksander, Skender (Albanian), Alexander, Alexandra, Alexandros (Ancient Greek), Iskandar (Arabic), Aleksandr (Armenian), Alesander (Basque), Alexander (Biblical), Alexandros (Biblical Greek), Aleksandar, Aleksandra, Aleksandrina, Sasho (Bulgarian), Alexandre, Àlex (Catalan), Aleksandar, Aleksandra, Sandi, Sandra, Saša (Croatian), Alexandr, Alexandra, Aleš (Czech), Alexander, Alexandra, Aleksander, Sander, Sandra (Danish), Aleksandro, Aleĉjo (Esperanto), Aleksander, Aleksandra (Estonian), Aleksanteri, Ale, Samppa, Sandra, Santeri, Santtu (Finnish), Alexandre (Galician), Aleksandre, Sandro (Georgian), Alexandra, Alexandros (Greek), Alexander, Alexandra, Alexandros (Greek Mythology), Alexander, Alexandra, Sándor, Sanyi, Szandra (Hungarian), Iskandar (Indonesian), Alastar, Alastríona (Irish), Alessandra, Alessandro, Ale, Alessa, Sandra, Sandro (Italian), Sandra (Latvian), Aleksandras, Sandra (Lithuanian), Aleksandar, Aleksandra, Aca, Ace, Aco, Sandra, Sashka, Sasho (Macedonian), Aleksander, Alexander, Alexandra, Sander, Sandra (Norwegian), Sikandar (Pashto), Eskandar (Persian), Aleksander, Aleksandra, Ola, Olek (Polish), Alexandra, Alexandru, Sanda, Sandra, Sandu (Romanian), Aleksandr, Aleksandra, Alexandra, Aleksandrina, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Alasdair, Alastair, Alistair, Alister, Ally, Saundra, Sawney (Scottish), Aleksandar, Aleksandra, Aca, Aco, Sandra, Saša (Serbian), Alexander, Alexandra, Aleš (Slovak), Aleksander, Aleksandra, Aleks, Aleš, Sandi, Sandra, Saša, Sašo (Slovene), Alejandra, Alejandro, Ale, Alexandra (Spanish), Alexander, Alexandra, Sander, Sandra, Sassa (Swedish), İskender (Turkish), Oleksander, Oleksandr, Oleksandra, Lesya, Olek (Ukrainian), Sikandar (Urdu), Sender (Yiddish)
Popularity
United States  ranked #110 
England/Wales  ranked #65 
Canada (BC)  - 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #90 
Belgium  ranked #78 
Catalonia  ranked #2 
Chile  ranked #81 
Czech Republic  ranked #46 
Finland  - 
France  ranked #152 
Hungary  ranked #51 
Iceland  - 
Ireland  ranked #18 
Netherlands  ranked #137 
New Zealand  ranked #55 
Northern Ireland  ranked #57 
Scotland  ranked #89 
Slovenia  ranked #62 
Spain  ranked #23 
Sweden  ranked #97