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What does Aleco mean?

Aleco Pronunciation of Aleco [ale-co] as a boys' name is of Greek origin, and the name Aleco means "man's defender, warrior". Aleco is a version of Alex (Greek): short transcription of Alexander.

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


Aleco has 2 variants: Alecko and Aleko.

20 more relations via Alex, Alexander: Al, Alec, Aleck, Alejo, Alek, Aleks, Alexan, Alexei, Alexi, Alexio, Alexis, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alix, Allex, Allie, Elex and Lexo.

Creative forms:
(male) Alaco, Aleno, ..

(female) Aleag, ..

Middle name pairings:
Aleco Gaige (A.G.), ..

How popular is Aleco?

Aleco is a rare given name for males. Aleco is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Aleco (not ranked) are Al, Alec (#455 via latest list), Aleck, Alek (#1313), Alex (#134), Alexander (#8), Alexi, Alexis (#343), Alix, Allie and Elex. Adoption of these relations of Aleco reached its peak in the year 1995 (usage of 1.7%) and is somewhat less today (usage 1%, 40%), with forms such as Alec becoming less in vogue. Alexander is the most fashionable baby name among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Al, Alec, Aleck, Alek, Alex in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alexi, Alexis, Alix, Allie, Elex in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Akeno, Alano, Alcot, Aldo, Aled, Alem, Alen, Alerio, Aleron, Alexy, Alfeo, Alfio, Alfo, Allcot (see Alcott), Alldo (see Aldo), Alto and Alucio. These names tend to be more frequently used than Aleco.

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