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Population Statistics for Alex

Alex is mostly a boys' name, but it is used for girls 2.22 percent of the time.
Total* Population in Top 1000: 229888 (97.78% male, 2.22% female) [source]

Popularity of the name Alex for Boys

First Year in the Top 1000: 1880 (earliest year for which we have data)
Last Year in the Top 1000: 2006 (latest year for which we have data)
Average Age: 39.39
Highest Percentage: 0.429% in 1995
Best Rank: #47 (in 1995)
Represented in the Top 1000 names in: 127 of 127 years (100.00%)
Worst Rank: #266 (in 1955)
Total* Male Population in Top 1000: 224784

Popularity of the name Alex for Girls

First Year in the Top 1000: 1987
Last Year in the Top 1000: 2004
Average Age: 24.19
Highest Percentage: 0.030% in 1995
Best Rank: #539 (in 1995)
Represented in the Top 1000 names in: 17 of 127 years (13.39%)
Total* Female Population in Top 1000: 5104

Percentage Of Babies Named Alex

Note: Only names in the Top 1000 for each year are represented. [source] Values are normalized for boys and girls to compare trends (vertical scales differ for boys and girls).
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Age Distribution of Alex

About these totals.

Male Population under 60: 182943 (79.58%)
Male Population under 50: 170980 (74.38%)
Male Population under 40: 157488 (68.51%)
Male Population under 30: 123772 (53.84%)
Male Population under 20: 53320 (23.19%)
Male Population under 10: 0 (0.00%)
Female Population under 60: 5104 (2.22%)
Female Population under 50: 5104 (2.22%)
Female Population under 40: 5104 (2.22%)
Female Population under 30: 4623 (2.01%)
Female Population under 20: 1192 (0.52%)

Names Similar to Alex

Similar Male Names

Elex

Fairly Similar Male Names

— None. —

Roughly Similar Male Names

Alcee Alec Aleck Alek Algie Alice Alijah Alois Aloys

Loosely Similar Male Names

Alexande Alexander Alexandre Alexandro Alexis Alexzander Elex Felix Lex Lexie

Similar Female Names

— None. —

Fairly Similar Female Names

Alexa Alexia

Roughly Similar Female Names

Alcie Alease Alecia Alesha Alesia Alexa Alexia Alice Alicia Alisa Alisha Alissa Aliza Alize Allyssa Alyce Alycia Alys Alysa Alyse Alysha Alysia Alyssa Alyssia

Loosely Similar Female Names

Alexa Alexander Alexandr Alexandra Alexandrea Alexandria Alexia Alexina Alexis Alexus Alexys Lexi Lexie Lexis Lexus Yamilex

Anagrams of "Alex"

Axel

Names Using All Letters of, and Only Letters in "Alex"

Alexa Axel

Names Using Only Letters In "Alex"

Al Ala Alexa Alla Axel Ela Elex Ell Ella Elle Exa Lala Lalla Le Lea Leala Lee Lela Lella Lex

Names Using All Letters In "Alex"

Alexa Alexande Alexander Alexandr Alexandra Alexandre Alexandrea Alexandria Alexandro Alexia Alexina Alexis Alexus Alexys Alexzander Axel Maxwell Yamilex

Males Named "Alex" by Year

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YearRankPop% 
1880#921470.13%
1881#1091150.11%
1882#891720.15%
1883#1081200.11%
1884#1051480.13%
1885#921590.15%
1886#961610.15%
1887#1041360.13%
1888#1021670.14%
1889#1141270.12%
1890#1111470.13%
1891#1091330.13%
1892#1101630.14%
1893#1201330.12%
1894#1121520.13%
1895#1171430.12%
1896#1121650.14%
1897#1281300.12%
1898#1251490.12%
1899#1221330.13%
1900#1211920.13%
1901#1201380.13%
1902#1251540.13%
1903#1351380.12%
1904#1251690.13%
1905#1331660.13%
1906#1221760.13%
1907#1271860.13%
1908#1271990.13%
1909#1232260.14%
1910#1272550.14%
1911#1302670.12%
1912#1354830.12%
1913#1306010.12%
1914#1317890.13%
1915#13110110.13%
1916#12810960.13%
1917#13210800.12%
1918#13112120.13%
1919#13710840.12%
1920#14210630.11%
1921#14910180.10%
1922#15510040.10%
1923#1629390.09%
1924#1629760.09%
1925#1658990.08%
1926#1798030.08%
1927#1698830.08%
1928#1798040.08%
1929#1807720.08%
1930#1807600.07%
1931#1817280.07%
1932#1926830.07%
1933#1975980.06%
1934#1986200.06%
1935#2085790.06%
1936#2105640.06%
1937#2125660.06%
1938#2065990.06%
1939#2045990.06%
1940#2086150.05%
1941#2106400.05%
1942#2156780.05%
1943#2236590.05%
1944#2236130.05%
1945#2156430.05%
1946#2257010.04%
1947#2287920.04%
1948#2327700.05%
1949#2427200.04%
1950#2447470.04%
1951#2536910.04%
1952#2596950.04%
1953#2597170.04%
1954#2587430.04%
1955#2667090.04%
1956#2528130.04%
1957#2538990.04%
1958#24510170.05%
1959#23311660.06%
1960#22612310.06%
1961#22812140.06%
1962#21712640.06%
1963#21413070.07%
1964#21812380.06%
1965#20012430.07%
1966#21810220.06%
1967#20511260.07%
1968#20111520.07%
1969#20612150.07%
1970#19113880.08%
1971#18813590.08%
1972#19611810.08%
1973#18412470.08%
1974#17213800.09%
1975#17713080.09%
1976#17213530.09%
1977#15315970.10%
1978#16414640.09%
1979#15716410.10%
1980#15616660.10%
1981#14818650.11%
1982#14419570.11%
1983#12421400.13%
1984#9430130.18%
1985#8039010.22%
1986#6450980.30%
1987#6060380.35%
1988#5863970.36%
1989#6065340.35%
1990#5969370.37%
1991#6366690.36%
1992#5473390.40%
1993#5276340.43%
1994#5072310.41%
1995#4774180.43%
1996#5469040.40%
1997#5568480.40%
1998#5669380.41%
1999#5868140.40%
2000#6267320.39%
2001#6266010.39%
2002#6267810.40%
2003#6267610.39%
2004#6367010.39%
2005#7163720.38%
2006#6765580.38%

Females Named "Alex" by Year

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YearRankPop% 
1987#8212120.01%
1988#7052690.02%
1989#7912400.02%
1990#8012500.02%
1991#6103690.02%
1992#6173660.02%
1993#5634230.03%
1994#5813930.03%
1995#5394400.03%
1996#6363510.02%
1997#6743200.02%
1998#7702790.02%
1999#7862780.02%
2000#9182350.02%
2001#9812190.02%
2002#9732260.02%
...
2004#9902340.02%
                                                                               
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