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What does Alejo mean?

Alejo Pronunciation of Alejo [ale-jo] as a boys' name has its root in Greek, and the name Alejo means "man's defender, warrior". Alejo is an alternate form of Alejandro (Spanish, Greek): form of Alexander. Alejo is also a derivative of Alexis (Greek).

Associated with: greek, defender, warrior.


23 related forms via Alejandro, Alexander, Alexis: Al, Alec, Aleco, Alek, Aleko, Aleksi, Aleksio, Alex, Alexan, Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio, Alexios, Alexus, Alexy, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alix, Allie and Lexo.

Creative forms:
(male) Alelo, Avejo, ..

(female) Alejoi, Alelo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alejo Sahil (A.S.), ..

How popular is Alejo?

Alejo is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7520 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Alejo (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alexander (#8 last year), Alex (#134), Alejandro (#180), Alexis (#343), Alec (#455), Alek (#1313), Allie, Alix, Al and Alexi. Other variants, like Alexy, are seldom used. These relations of Alejo were popular as baby names in 1995 (adoption of 1.9%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 1.1%, down 39.7%), with forms like Allie becoming somewhat outmoded. Alexander has been the most popular choice. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Akeno, Alano, Aldo, Aleck, Alecko, Aled, Aleks, Alem, Alen, Alerio, Aleron, Alfeo, Alfio, Alfo, Alldo (see Aldo), Aloj and Alto. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alejo.

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