What does Rex mean?
Rex [rex] as a boys' name is pronounced reks. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Rex is "king". Mostly 20th-century use. Actor Rex Harrison; film critic Rex Reed.
Rex▼ has 1 variant: Reyes.
Affiliated boy name: Rey.Kreatif forms:
(male) Redi, Rorex, ..
(female) Rean, Rexcio, ..
How popular is Rex?
Rex is a very popular first name for men (#333 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#5824 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Rex for boys. Rex reached its peak rank of #198 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, and is currently at #663. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Rex and affiliated names. Rey (#884 via latest list) and Reyes are the popular related forms of Rex (#663 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Rex were favored 64 years ago (average #884) and are now much less common (#1182, ▼53%), with the version Rex becoming less trendy. Rex is the firm favorite, though Rey has become trendy as well over time.