Alex as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Alex?

We estimate that there are 251,998 people named Alex who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Alex is the 104th most common for men, and the 209th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Alex?

The average person named Alex is 27.87 years old.

Is Alex a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

1,903 people named Alex were born in the U.S. in 2023. It was the 202nd most popular name for boys, and the 356th most popular overall.

The popularity of Alex peaked in 1995, when it was the 47th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Alex a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Alex is mostly a male name, but there are some women named Alex. 96.3% of people named Alex are male, while 3.7% are female.

Popularity of Alex in England

In 2020, Alex was the 108th most popular name for boys in England and Wales.