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pinWhat 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.

Rex has 1 feminine form: Rexanne.

Kreatif forms: Rarex, Rexdi, Rexra. [more]

pinHow 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 #216 in the U.S. during 1950-1959, and is currently at #663. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rex name in U.S.

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

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 1000. These forms of Rex were favored during the years 1940-1949 (average #672) and are somewhat less common today (#849, 54%), with the versions Rex and Reyes becoming less trendy.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Rex, Rey, Reyes in U.S.

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

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