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Origin: Latin
Meaning: King

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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Rex

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

A few facts about the boy's name Rex:

  • Records indicate that 54,885 boys in the United States have been named Rex since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1951, when 1,497 people in the U.S. were given the name Rex. Those people are now 69 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.


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      3 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Rex. I'm now 60 years old. When I was in grade school, many people commented they had dogs named Rex. Since then I heard T-Rex and Sexy Rexy comments, but more in fun than being made fun of." Aug. 13, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "Rex is king in Latin and is pronounced like how you pronounce the tyrant king of dinosaurs" May. 10, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Rex, I was born on Dec. 7th 1960. I had an uncle in the navy at Peral Harbor that was killed during the attack. My parents so like my uncle that when I was born on the 7th of December they knew they were going to name me REX. I pround of my name and how I got it. Lots of people teased me when I was younger and smaller, Not so much now.(Read the book not the cover)" Jan. 16, 2009: Report as inappropriate

      2 Neutral Comments

  • "My brothers name is Rex and he has never gotten made fun of. Cause he can beat everyone up." Nov. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "my brother's name is rex, and he gets made fun of, and everyone calls him T-rex. and a dog." May. 24, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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