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What does Lexer mean?

Lexer Pronunciation of Lexer [lex-er] as a boys' name is pronounced LEKS-er. It is of German and Greek origin, and the meaning of Lexer is "man's defender". Short form of Alexander. May also derive from Alexis.

Associated with: greek, defender.


Lexer has 4 variants: Lex, Lexis, Lexo and Lexus.

2 more relations via Alexander, Alexis: Alexei and Alexey.

Creative forms:
(male) Leer, Lexder, ..

(female) Lexerg, Lexore, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lexer Ronald (L.R.), ..

How popular is Lexer?

Lexer is an uncommon first name for males. Lexer is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Lexer (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Alexander (#8 in recent rankings), Alexis (#343) and Lex. Other variants, like Alexey, are seldom used. These relations of Lexer were at the peak of their popularity in 2004 (usage of 1.12%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.81%, 27%). Alexander has generally been preferred by parents, while Alexis is now less popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alexander, Alexis, Lex in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Deker, Dexter, Heber, Heder, Keder, Keer, Lazer, Lee, Lemar, Lester, Levern, Levey, Lewes, Loeber, Meier, Meyer, Neper, Nezer, Peder, Peer, Peter, Seger, Teger, Weber and Xever. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lexer.

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