What secrets hide behind “Alex” that makes it rock? Your first name is more than just a name!
The name “Alex” is of Greek origin. It’s a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Your name in reverse order is “Xela.” A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give ‘Aelx.’ How do you pronounce that?
The true meaning of ‘Alex’ cannot be described with just a few words. Your name is your destiny, heart’s desire, and personality. Alex is a name that suggests you give up what you want so other people can have what they need. Like a six-sided cube, your personality is steady and balanced. You are very creative and artistically oriented but also willing to take action to accomplish your goals. Often you volunteer to work on civic projects and make your fair share of responsibility. Others seek your advice because you carefully listen to their problems.
Your heart’s desire is to help and care for those you love. You treasure family values and traditions. You are willing to sacrifice yourself for the sake of others. Giving advice is a natural ability for you. You are somewhat hesitant to show your artistic talents. People appreciate the love you give to them.
When people hear the name Alex, they perceive you as someone who is impressive, elegant, and noble. You possess qualities common to actors, dancers, and performers. People admire your confident personality. Unfortunately, there are others who get jealous of you. You prefer not to deal directly with only one person. Instead, you want to work on a grand scale.
You are a person who is true to your ambitions and interests. Independent, creative, freethinker, and have strong leadership potential. You want to be in charge and tend to like your original ideas. There are times you are impulsive.
Your most likely vocation: teacher, philosopher, educator, religious zealot, scientist, minister, instructor, writer, producer of luxury and beauty goods, manager of restaurant, irrigationist, horticulturist, zoologist, shipping magnate.
Lucky colors: All varieties of blue except the very bright blues
Lucky gem(s): Emerald, turquoise
Lucky day(s): Sunday, Monday, and Friday
Lucky botanicals: Verbena, dog rose, violets, walnuts, all types of beans, apricot, almonds
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“Alex” is not a popular baby girl’s name in Florida as reported in the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data (ssa.gov). Imagine that, only 13 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1999. A total of 7,104 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1993 with a total of 7,638 babies. That’s a lot of baby Alexes.
Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Alex” was recorded 281,431 times in the SSA public database. Using the UN World Population Prospects for 2019, that’s more than enough Alexes to occupy the country of Mayotte with an estimated population of 266,380.
The name first appeared in the year 1880 and given to 147 newborn babies. (See FAQ) It became a popular name in the year 1880 with a rank of #92 nationwide and was registered 147 times as a baby boy’s name. Alex became a popular boy’s name in the state of Alaska in the year 1924. It ranked #18 with 5 babies. The all-time high record for this name was in 1993 in the state of California with 1,073 baby boys.
This name is a consistent top ranking boy’s name in the state of Arizona for 71 years from 1912 to 2012 (may not be consecutive).
For the past two decades (1999 to 2018), the name “Alex” was recorded 104,596 times in the SSA database.
Now you know why your first name rocks. Time to show your creativity! Try exploring the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers, or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV, or movie characters. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
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