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The name Alex is a diminutive form of Alexander.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Alex has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alex
Use of the Name Alex for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
211,854 173,451 142,917 68,498 33,576 13,462 6,701
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alex has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alex
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188092147  
1881109115  
188289172  
1883108120  
1884105148  
188592159  
188696161  
1887104136  
1888102167  
1889114127  
1890111147  
1891109133  
1892110163  
1893120133  
1894112152  
1895117143  
1896112165  
1897128130  
1898125149  
1899122133  
1900121192  
1901120138  
1902125154  
1903135138  
1904125169  
1905133166  
1906122176  
1907127186  
1908127199  
1909123226  
1910127255  
1911130267  
1912135483  
1913130601  
1914131789  
19151311,011  
19161281,096  
19171321,080  
19181311,212  
19191371,084  
19201421,063  
19211491,018  
19221551,004  
1923162939  
1924162976  
1925165899  
1926179803  
1927169883  
1928179804  
1929180772  
1930180760  
1931181728  
1932192683  
1933197598  
1934198620  
1935208579  
1936210564  
1937212566  
1938206599  
1939204599  
1940208615  
1941210640  
1942215678  
1943223659  
1944223613  
1945215643  
1946225701  
1947228792  
1948232770  
1949242720  
1950244747  
1951253691  
1952259695  
1953259717  
1954258743  
1955266709  
1956252813  
1957253899  
19582451,017  
19592331,166  
19602261,231  
19612281,214  
19622171,264  
19632141,307  
19642181,238  
19652001,243  
19662181,022  
19672051,126  
19682011,152  
19692061,215  
19701911,388  
19711881,359  
19721961,181  
19731841,247  
19741721,380  
19751771,308  
19761721,353  
19771531,597  
19781641,464  
19791571,641  
19801561,666  
19811481,865  
19821441,957  
19831242,140  
1984943,013  
1985803,901  
1986645,098  
1987606,038821212
1988586,397705269
1989606,534791240
1990596,937801250
1991636,669610369
1992547,339617366
1993527,634563423
1994507,231581393
1995477,418539440
1996546,904636351
1997556,848674320
1998566,938770279
1999586,814786278
2000626,732918235
2001626,601981219
2002626,781973226
2003626,761  
2004636,701990234
Totals:  211,854 5,104

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alex as a boy's name about 97% of the time and less frequently (about 2% of the time) as a girl's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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