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Meaning and name origin

Rex \rex\ as a boy's 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 form: Reyes.

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

There is 1 feminine form of Rex: Rexanne.


Popularity

Rex is a very popular first name for males (#333 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#6158 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Rex for boys (2015 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 the boy name Rex and its variant form. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Rex, Rey and Reyes. (2015 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 commonly used than Rex.

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