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Alex

AH-leks
 
 
Meaning of the name Alex

Shortened version of the name Alexander (for boys) or Alexandra (for girls), both of which are derived from the Greek meaning 'defender of men'. It is more popular as a boys name.

Origin of the name Alex

Greek

 

From The Name Book: Over 10,000 Names - Their Meaning, Origins, and Spiritual Significance by Dorothy Astoria.

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