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What does Rex mean?

Rex Pronunciation of 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.

ASSOCIATED WITH king, 20th century (modern), reed (meadow)

Variations

VARIANT Reyes

SEE ALSO Rey

FEMININE FORMS Rexanne, Rey

CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Orex, Redi, ..

(female) Ran, Rean, ..

MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Rex Clayton (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rex?

Rex is a very prominent first name for men (#333 out of 1220, Top 27%) and also a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#5824 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Rex reached its peak position of #198 in the U.S. in the 1950s, and is currently at #682. (2015 BIRTH Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rex name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant form and related boy names. Reyes is the only other popular variation form of Rex (#682 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Rex was widespread during 1950-1959 (MEDIAN #612) and has become significantly diminished since, with the form Rex falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rex, Reyes in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rex and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Dex, Lex, Reg, Rei, Ren, Reo, Rey and Tex. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rex.



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