Alek - boys name

Alek name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 43%

Alek name meaning:

The name Alek is a variant of the name Alex, which is of Greek origin. It is a shortened form of the name Alexander, which means "defender of mankind" or "protector." The name has a strong and powerful connotation, reflecting qualities of bravery, courage, and strength. It is often associated with leaders and conquerors due to its historical connections.

Alek is a popular name choice for boys and carries a sense of determination and resilience. It symbolizes a person who is willing to stand up for what they believe in and protect others. The name Alek also represents someone who is reliable, trustworthy, and loyal. It has a timeless appeal and is versatile in its usage, easily blending with different cultures and backgrounds.

Overall, the name Alek is a strong and meaningful choice for a boy. It embodies qualities of protection, leadership, and reliability, making it a great name for parents who wish to instill these traits in their child.

Origin: Russian

Form of Alexander. Helper and defender of mankind.


Unisex names

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

Other boys names beginning with A


Overall UK ranking: 2730 out of 4789

7 recorded births last year

Change in rank

  • 10yrs

  • 5yrs

  • 1yr


    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

Historical popularity of Alek

The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Alek from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Alek in 2024