Alec - boys name

Alec name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 86%

Alec name meaning:

The name Alec is a diminutive form of Alexander, which is derived from the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of men" or "protector of mankind." It carries a strong and powerful meaning, symbolizing bravery, strength, and leadership.

Alec is a name that exudes confidence and charisma. It is often associated with individuals who are intelligent, ambitious, and have a natural ability to take charge. People with this name are known for their strength of character and their desire to protect and support those around them. They are often seen as natural leaders, capable of inspiring and motivating others with their determination and resilience.

In addition, Alec is a name that carries a sense of charm and wit. Those with this name tend to have a magnetic personality and a sharp sense of humor, which makes them enjoyable to be around. They have a natural ability to connect with others and are often seen as trustworthy and reliable individuals. Overall, the name Alec represents a person who is strong, courageous, and influential, with a natural ability to protect and uplift those around them.

Origin: Greek

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.

Related names

Alexander , Alandair, Alasdair , Alastair , Alec , Alejandra , Alejandro , Alejo, Alek , Aleka, Aleko, Alekos, Aleksander , Aleksy, Alesandro, Alessandra , Alessandre, Alessandri, Alex , Alexa , Alexandra , Alexandrea, Alexandria , Alexandrina , Alexandro , Alexi , Alexia , Alexina , Alexine, Alexis , Alick, Alik, Alisander, Alissander, Alistaire, Alister , Alistir, Alixandra, Allissandre, Allistair, Allistir, Alsandair, Alsandare, Alyssandra, Alyx , Elke, Lexandra, Lexi , Lisandra, Olexa, Pip , Sacha , Sachenka, Sachka, Sande, Sandey, Sandi, Sandie, Sandra , Sandy , Sascha , Sasha , Xandra, Xandy

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Overall UK ranking: 659 out of 4789

55 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (437)

Historical popularity of Alec

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