Alex

Pronunciation: [A-lex]

Gender: Unisex

Meaning: Defending men

Origin: Greek

Protector of man. Short form of Alexandra and Alexis. Alexander Bell invented telephone.

Variant Forms

NameMeaningGenderOrigin
AlecDefending menMaleGreek
AlekDefending menMaleGreek
AlickProtector Of MankindMaleEnglish
LexDefending menUnisexGreek


Famous Dogs Named Alex

Alex: The Golden Retriver mascot for Stoh’s Beer, this character earned the viewers love by its deft fetching and opening of the beer bottle. The real name for the dog was Banjo.

Famous People Named Alex

Sherman Alexie is a writer and film maker known for his work in Native American literature.

Christopher Alexander is a renowned architect popular for his trendsetting designs.

Archibald Alexander was an American Presbyterian theologian and educator who became famous for his religious teachings, writings and sermons.

Alexis Smith was a Canadian actress known for her marvelous performances in films, television and on stage.

Alexis de Tocqueville was a French political thinker famous for his works on sociology and political science.

Alexis Bledel is a renowned American actress and model.

Alexei Kosygin was a Soviet-Russian political leader.

Alexandre Dumas was a writer of adventure novels best known for his work ‘The Count of Monte Cristo’.

Alexandre Auguste Ledru-Rollin was a politician of French origin.

Alexandra Ripley was a celebrated novelist of America.

Alexander Woollcott was a renowned American drama critic, essayist, playwright, editor, actor & radio personality.

Alexander Turney Stewart was a multi-millionaire Irish businessman who opened the first department store.

Alexander Severus was the last emperor of the Severan dynasty.

Alexander Pope was an 18th century English poet.

Alexander McCall Smith is a Rhodesian-born Scottish author and a Medical Law professor.

Alexander Lukashenko is the current President of Belarus.

Alexander Herzen was a Russian author and political activist, popularly known as the ‘Father of Russian socialism’.

Alexander Henry The Elder was a merchant of British origin who was one of the pioneers of the British-Canadian fur trade.

Alexander Hamilton was the first U.

Alexander Grothendieck is one of the major mathematicians of 20th century, known for his groundbreaking theories in mathematics.

Alexander Graham Bell was a Scottish-American scientist and inventor, referred to as ‘Father of the Telephone’.

Alexander Fleming was a Scottish biologist and pharmacologist who had discovered enzyme lysozyme and antibiotic penicillin.

Alexander Dubček was a Slovak politician who played a pivotal role during the period of the Prague Spring.

Alexander Berkman was an important figure in the anarchist movement of the 20th century.

Alexander Bain - Philosopher was a well known educationalist and philosopher of Scotland.

Alexander Bain was a well known inventor and engineer of Scottish origin.

Alexander Alekhine was a celebrated chess player of Russia.

Alex Trebek is a famous television personality and is better known as the host of the popular game show ‘Jeopardy!’

Alex Rodriguez is an American baseball third baseman for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.

Alex Grey is a New Age artist specializing in spiritual and psychedelic art.

Alex Ferguson is a former football manager best known for his stint with the Manchester United from 1986 to 2013.

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