Aleks - boys name

Aleks name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 76%

Aleks name meaning:

The name Aleks is a variant of the name Alexander, which has Greek origins. Alexander is derived from the Greek name Alexandros, meaning "defender of men" or "protector of mankind." This meaning reflects the qualities historically associated with the name. Alexander the Great, for example, was a famous military leader who was known for his strength, courage, and determination to protect and expand his empire.

As a variant of Alexander, the name Aleks carries a similar meaning. It is often seen as a strong and powerful name, conveying qualities of leadership, bravery, and the ability to stand up for others. The name Aleks is also versatile, as it can be found in various cultures and languages, including Russian, Polish, and Slovene, among others. Overall, the name Aleks symbolizes a person who is reliable, protective, and willing to go to great lengths to defend and support those around them.


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Overall UK ranking: 1139 out of 4789

24 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Aleks

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