Rex name popularity, meaning and origin
Name Popularity: 97%
Rex name meaning:
The name Rex is of Latin origin and it means "king" or "ruler." It is derived from the Latin word "rex" which translates to "king" in English. The name Rex carries a strong and regal connotation, symbolizing power, authority, and leadership. It is often associated with individuals who possess traits such as confidence, charisma, and a commanding presence.
Choosing the name Rex for a boy can signify the hope and belief that he will grow up to be a strong and influential figure in his community or even in the world. It can also reflect the parents' desire for their son to possess qualities like resilience, determination, and the ability to take charge. The name Rex has a timeless and classic appeal, and it is often chosen by parents who want to bestow upon their child a name that exudes strength, nobility, and greatness.
Overall UK ranking: 142 out of 4789
396 recorded births last year
Change in rank
- Scotland (244)
Ranking for this name in various UK regions
Historical popularity of Rex
The graph below shows the popularity of the boys's name Rex from all the UK baby name statistics available. It's a quick easy way to see the trend for Rex in 2024