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What does Alek mean?

Alek Pronunciation of Alek as a boys' name is of Russian and Greek origin, and the meaning of Alek is "man's defender, warrior". Russian form of Alex. Also form of Alexander.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, defender, warrior


RELATIONS VIA ALEX Alec, Aleck, Alecko, Aleco, Aleko, Aleks, Alick, Alik, Allex, Elex



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How popular is Alek?

Alek is an unusual first name for men and also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Alek was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #935 in the U.S. in 1994, and is at #1533 currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Alec (#539 IN 2018), Aleck, Alex (#153), Alexander (#11) and Elex are the prominent related forms of Alek (#1533) ranked in the Top 2000. Usage of these relations of Alek was at its most widespread 2 decades ago (AVERAGE #852) and is somewhat lower today (#1039, 47.3%), with forms like Alex becoming less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alek, Alec, Aleck, Alex, Alexander, Elex in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alex, Alexander outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alek is alike in pronunciation to Aalok, Alic, Ulick and Wilek. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Abe, Abel, Abey, Able, Ace, Acee, Acel, Acer, Acey, Ade, Adel, Aden, Adler, Adley, Al, Alba, Alben, Alden, Aldo, Aled, Alejo, Aleksi, Alem, Alen, Alexi, Alexy, Alf, Alfeo, Alfey, Alfo, Alfy, Alga, Algey, Algy, Alia, Alix, Allen, Alley, Aloj, Alon, Alta, Alten, Alter, Aluf, Alun, Alva, Alven, Alvy, Alyn, Amed, Amel, Amer, Ames, Arek, Arel, Ares, Arik, Arlea, Arlen, Arles, Arley, Ase, Asen, Atef, Atlea, Atlee, Atley, Ave, Axe, Axel and Erek. These names tend to be more commonly used than Alek.

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