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Meaning and name origin

Alejo \a-le-jo\ as a boy's name is of Spanish and Greek origin, and the meaning of Alejo is "man's defender, warrior". Alejo is a variant of Alejandro (Spanish, Greek): variant of Alexander. Also a variant of Alexis (Greek): often used as a short form of Alexander, though it is from Alexius, the Latin spelling of the Greek Alexios.


Alejo is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#11117 out of 88799, Top 13%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Alejo and its source forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alexander (#8), Alejandro (#157) and Alexis (#302). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alejandro, Alexander, Alexis in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Alec, Aleck, Alecko, Aleco, Alek, Aleko, Aleks, Alex, Alexi, Alexio, Alexy and Aloj. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alejo.