Alec is a boy name. It is a Scottish name and its pronunciation is \a-lec\. Other similar names and variants include: Alex, Alick. Alec is a somewhat popular first name for men (#930 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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Based on our intensive research on international Census data we identified the number of babies named Alec over the years and Alec's popularity rank:

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Famous actors named Alec and their movies

Alec Baldwin
Alec Baldwin

Born on April 03, 1958

  • Age: 64
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 43

Arctic Justice

Directed by: Aaron Woodley

Starring: James Franco, Jeremy Renner, Alec Baldwin, Michael Madsen

Prelude to a Kiss

Directed by: Norman René

Starring: Meg Ryan, Alec Baldwin, Kathy Bates, Ned Beatty

Working Girl

Working Girl

Directed by: Mike Nichols

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Harrison Ford, Sigourney Weaver, Alec Baldwin

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Tim Burton

Starring: Alec Baldwin, Geena Davis, Michael Keaton, Annie McEnroe

Country: United States of America

Alec Guinness
Alec Guinness

Born on April 02, 1914

  • Age: 108
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 36
The Swan

The Swan

Directed by: Charles Vidor

Starring: Grace Kelly, Alec Guinness, Louis Jourdan, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

Tunes of Glory

Directed by: Ronald Neame

Starring: Alec Guinness, John Mills, Susannah York, Dennis Price

The Bridge on the River Kwai

The Bridge on the River Kwai

Directed by: David Lean

Starring: William Holden, Alec Guinness, Jack Hawkins, Sessue Hayakawa

Country: United States of America



Directed by: Ken Hughes

Starring: Richard Harris, Alec Guinness, Robert Morley, Dorothy Tutin

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Famous directors named Alec and their movies

Alec Mills
Alec Mills
  • No. of movies: 2
Dead Sleep

Dead Sleep

Directed by: Alec Mills


Directed by: Alec Mills

Starring: Leon Lissek, Christine Amor, Ian Williams, Helen Thomson

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Alec a popular name?

Over the years Alec was most popular in 1995. According to the latest US census information Alec ranks #207th while according to Alec ranks #5th.

How popular is the name Alec?

According to the US census in 2018, 469 boys were born named Alec, making Alec the #582nd name more popular among boy names. In 1995 Alec had the highest rank with 3457 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Alec?

Alec is #582nd in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Alec more popular ?

The name Alec was more popular in 1995 with 3457 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Alec

The last time a baby was named Alec was in 2020, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2020 are named Alec?

In 2020 there were 469 baby boys named Alec.

Who is a famous person named Alec?

There a several famous people named Alec, for example actor Alec Baldwin, director Alec Mills, actor Alec Guinness.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Alec?

A famous actor/actress named Alec is Alec Baldwin, starring in 4 movies, including Arctic Justice and Prelude to a Kiss.

Who is a famous director named Alec?

A famous director named Alec is Alec Mills, who directed 2 movies, including Dead Sleep and Bloodmoon.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Alec?

There are 2 actors named Alec including Alec Baldwin and Alec Guinness who appeared in movies such as Arctic Justice and The Swan.