Meaning:man's defender, warrior
Greek baby names were often influenced by philosophy or war prowess and "Alex" is no exception. This diminutive version of the traditional name meaning "man's defender" and "warrior" will have baby calling upon their ancestry in no time.

Famous People Named Alex

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  • Alex Haley
  • Alex Kingston
    TV Actress
  • Alex Ovechkin
    Hockey Player
  • Alex Rodriguez
    Baseball Player
  • Alex Trebek
    Gameshow Host

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