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Alex [ al-iks ][1] shortened version of the male name Alexander or the female version Alexandria. Both names mean "protector of men" or "defender of men".[2] This name was ranked #194 on the US Popular Names in 2021.[3]

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  • Alex Cox (born 1954), British film director
  • Alex Grey (born 1953), American artist
  • Alex Kapranos (born 1972), Greek/British singer for the Scottish band Franz Ferdinand
  • Alex Lifeson (born 1953), Canadian guitarist for the rock band Rush
  • Alex Naumik (born 1951), Polish Norwegian funk rock musician
  • Alex Pettyfer (born 1990), English actor who plays Alex Rider in the film Stormbreaker
  • Alex Trebek (born 1940), Canadian/American TV personality and game show host
  • Alex Turner (musician) (born 1986), English singer for the Arctic Monkeys
  • Alex Van Halen (born 1953), Dutch/American drummer with the band Van Halen
  • Alex Varkatzas (born 1982), American lead vocalist with the alternative metal band Atreyu
  • Alex Jolig (born 1963), German actor, singer and motorcycle racer
  • Alex Webster (born 1969), American bassist for the death metal band Cannibal Corpse
  • Alex Murrin (born 1996), South African survived zombie apocalypse

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  1. "Definition of Alex |". Retrieved 2023-04-04.
  2. "Alex name Meaning and Origin". Retrieved 2023-04-04.
  3. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". Retrieved 2023-04-04.