Name Alec Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alec


Alec is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Alec

Alec is a short form of Alexander.

What is the meaning of the name Alec?

Alec means “defending men”, “defender of men”, “defender of the people” or “protector of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Alec

Variants of the name Alec

Aleck Alek

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Popularity of the name Alec

The name Alec is ranked #1929 overall.

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