Name Alex - Meaning and origin

Origin of first name:


Meaning of the name:

From the Greek verb alexein, "protect", Alex is a diminutive of Alexander, but successfully used as full name today.


Comedian and comedian Alex Lutz (Bowling, Les Kaïras), comedian and actor Alex Métayer, died in 2004, Swiss cyclist Alex Zülle, supermodel and actor Alex Pettyfer (Stormbreaker), TV host Alex Goude ... sacred fishing Alex!

Alexandre, name of kings of course (Alexander the Great) but it is also that of many popes and saints. Among them, a martyr Lyonnais crucified in 177 and a famous Greek monk, Alexander the Acemète (350-430), founder of the monastery of Saint Marcel of Constantinople.

His character :

Charismatic, the Alex are smiling, funny, diplomatic and deeply attached to their loved ones ... Endearing, what!


Alexander, Alec, Alistair, Sacha, Alexander, Alexis.

His party :

The Alex are celebrated on April 22

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