What does Alejo mean?
Alejo \a-le-jo\ as a boys' name. Alejo's roots are Spanish and Greek, and the name Alejo means "man's defender, warrior". Alejo is a form of Alejandro (Spanish, Greek): variant 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.
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 (#unlisted) ranked in the Top 1000 are Alexander (#8 last year), Alex (#128), Alejandro (#157), Alexis (#302), Alec (#469), Allie, Alek and Al. 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)