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pinWhat does Alejo mean?

Alejo /ale-jo/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name. Alejo's roots are Spanish and 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 27 related forms via Alejandro, Alexander, Alexis: Al, Alec, Aleco, Alek, Aleko, Aleksei, Aleksi, Aleksio, Aleksios, Alex, Alexan, Alexei, Alexey, Alexi, Alexio, Alexios, Alexius, Alexus, Alexy, Alic, Alicio, Alick, Alik, Alix, Allie, Lex and Lexo.

Kreatif forms: Aialejo, Alejoai, Aljo. [more]

pinHow 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. Variants like Alexei are seldom used. These boy names were at the height of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 0.5763%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.492%, down 14.6%), with the forms Al and Allie becoming less stylish. Alexander (#8), Alejandro (#157), Alec (#469) and Alexis (#302) are four of the more chic baby names here, with Alec and Alexander enjoying a revival in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name Alejo and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Al, Alec, Alejandro, Alek, Alex in U.S.

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

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Aleck, Alecko, Aleks and Aloj. Like Alejo, these names are not frequently used.