What does Alejo mean?
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).
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.Creative forms:
(male) Alelo, Avejo, ..
(female) Alejoi, Alelo, .. Middle name pairings:
Alejo Ryden (A.R.), ..
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. Below is a graphed study of the history of the boy name Alejo and affiliated names. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesRecommended 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.See names in meaning and etymology.