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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.


Variations

Rex has 1 variant: Reyes.

For more information, see also the related boy name Rey.

Rex has 1 feminine form: Rexanne.


Popularity

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 (#6158 out of 88799, Top 7%). (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 a year ago) and Reyes are the popular related forms of Rex (#663 a year ago) ranked in the Top 1000. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1940-1949 and are now much less popular, with the versions Rex and Reyes becoming less trendy. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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.


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Dex, Lex, Raj, Ras, Rees, Reg, Rei, Reis, Ren, Reo, Ric, Ries, Rik, Rog and Tex. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rex.

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