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Alec

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Alec

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Alec in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Alec:

  • Records indicate that 48,021 boys in the United States have been named Alec since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1995, when 3,421 people in the U.S. were given the name Alec. Those people are now 23 years old.

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    Comments about the name Alec

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      6 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Alec. It?s rare. I get alex all the time but that?s cool. I find boys named Alec to be the coolest out anyway!" Apr. 7, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "My 10 month old son is Alec Boyd! We absolutely love the name (my husband actually came up with it) and I think it sounds strong and handsome. We already get quite a few people saying "Alex" when we tell his name, and of course we have to correct them, so that's a pain, but the good thing is that it's a fairly uncommon name :)" Mar. 15, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Alec. I got it from St. Elmo's fire too!!" Jan. 9, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "It's my name and people have been screwing it up my entire life. Most of them eventually get it, though." Jan. 3, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my boyfriends name is Alec and yeah people call him Alex alot it makes me angry ha ha but i love his name its so awesome" Jul. 19, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "my son's name is alec. It's a great strong name, but it is usally mis pronouned as alex! yuk!" Apr. 28, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      2 Negative Comments

  • "My friend christian alec lawson has it and its the ugliest name i've ever heard!" Jun. 3, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I dont like this name at all! it rolls off your tongue all wrong!! YUCK!!" May. 6, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "Named my son, Alec, in 1992 and am glad I did! . He's always liked it and it's a good name at every age. Now that he's almost 22, it fits him well because he doesn't like to be average and there are not a lot of them out there. Alec Baldwin was a slight influence only because I liked his name. I caught myself saying Alec with a 'c' a lot though while he was growing up because people thought it was Alex. Even after they knew it was Alec ( ex. Teachers) they still called him that! Got to be annoying but overall I love the name Alec!" Jun. 21, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My best friend was Named Alec, Tho its Hard to prnounce i understand that alot of people get mad when Said Wrong." Mar. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son's name is Alec. I first heard it on St. Elmo's Fire and loved it ever since." Apr. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my 5 year old sons name. I love the name, but I can tell he gets frustrated when people call him Alex, which happens a lot." Mar. 14, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "We called our Son Alec (b.2002) but alot of people automatically call him Alex. very annoying." Nov. 19, 2005: Report as inappropriate



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