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: Alajo, Aljo, Avejo. [more]
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 1000) ranked in the Top 1000 are Alexander (#8 last year), Alex (#128), Alejandro (#157), Alexis (#302), Alec (#469), Allie, Alek and Al. Other variants, like Aleksio, are seldom used. These relations of Alejo were popular as baby names in 1999 (adoption of 0.58%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.49%, down 14.6%), but with forms like Allie becoming somewhat outmoded. Alexander has been the most popular choice, though Alec has become popular as well over time. Below is a graphed comparison of the history of the boy name Alejo and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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Recommended similar baby names are Akeno, Alano, Aldo▼, Aleck, Alecko, Aled, Aleks, Alem, Alen, Alerio, Aleron, Alfeo, Alfio, Alfo, Alldo, Aloj and Alto. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alejo.