What does Alejo mean?
Alejo [ale-jo] as a boys' name. Alejo's root is 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).
Alejo has 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.Kreatif forms:
(male) Alelo, Avejo, ..
(female) Aleaja, Alelo, ..
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)
Popular varying forms of Alejo (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Alexander (#8 last year), Alex (#128), Alejandro (#157), Alexis (#302), Alec (#469), Alek (#1363), 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 1.2%, down 36.1%), with forms like Allie becoming somewhat outmoded. Alexander has been the most popular choice. Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Alejo and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.