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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Alex
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Alex in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Alex:
Records indicate that 5,110 girls in the United States have been named Alex since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1995, when 440 people in the U.S. were given the name Alex. Those people are now 21 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Alex
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5 Positive Comments
"I think Alex for a girl is a great name! We chose this name for my oldest daughter in 2002. It's a perfect fit for her! She is self-assured, beautiful, and a little athlete." Feb. 11, 2009:
"My name is alex and everyone pronounces it right...only the old people across the street call me alexander...lol.i have met other girl alexs and am actually best friends with one. i like the name it makes me feel independent and strong. i think that is why my mother chose it." Apr. 19, 2007:
"Alex , there are three children in my class, two girls and one boy with the same same" Nov. 20, 2006:
"We named our daughter Alex in 2002. Since then we've met another little girl with the same name. We wanted her to have a strong, gender neutral name that couldn't be shortened since I hated my nicknames growing up." Nov. 13, 2006:
"well its my name but its just spelled differently than mine.mine is spelled alexx with 2 x's." Apr. 12, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"i dont like the name alex even if so that alex is 1 of my friends i really dont like the name.." Jun. 18, 2011:
3 Neutral Comments
"i love the name alex. i know a girl named alex and she is so pretty and popular. she's not very nice though but oh well she ahs a nice name" Dec. 19, 2008:
"A well-known female Alex today is one-time ER actress Alex Kingston (original first name Alexandra), who originally came from the United Kingdom." Jun. 9, 2008:
"my tihnk the name is OK dunno what 2 tihnk but i know a boy alex and he is Emo with a capitol E!!" Jul. 25, 2007:
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