Alex

Alex is a boy name and means man's defender, warrior. It is a Greek name and its pronunciation is \a-lex\. Other similar names and variants include: Alec, Aleck, Alecko, Aleco, Alek, Aleko, Aleks, Alick, Alik, Allex, Elex. Alex is a very popular first name for men (#156 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7442 out of 88799).
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Famous actors named Alex and their movies

Alex Pettyfer
Alex Pettyfer

Born on April 10, 1990

  • Age: 31
  • Birth sign: Aries
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 8

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Magic Mike

Magic Mike

Directed by: Steven Soderbergh

Starring: Channing Tatum, Alex Pettyfer, Olivia Munn, Matthew McConaughey

Country: United States of America

The Last Witness

The Last Witness

Directed by: Piotr Szkopiak

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Robert Wieckiewicz, Talulah Riley, Michael Gambon

I Am Number Four

I Am Number Four

Directed by: D.J. Caruso

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Timothy Olyphant, Dianna Agron, Teresa Palmer

Elvis & Nixon

Elvis & Nixon

Directed by: Liza Johnson

Starring: Michael Shannon, Kevin Spacey, Alex Pettyfer, Johnny Knoxville

Alex O'Loughlin
Alex O'Loughlin

Born on August 24, 1976

  • Age: 44
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2
Feed

Feed

Directed by: Brett Leonard

Starring: Alex O'Loughlin, Patrick Thompson, Gabby Millgate, Jack Thompson

The Back-up Plan

Directed by: Alan Poul

Starring: Jennifer Lopez, Alex O'Loughlin, Michaela Watkins, Eric Christian Olsen

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Famous directors named Alex and their movies

Alex Proyas
Alex Proyas

Born on September 23, 1963

  • Age: 57
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 12
I, Robot

I, Robot

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Will Smith, Bridget Moynahan, Bruce Greenwood, Alan Tudyk

Country: United States of America

Dark City

Dark City

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Rufus Sewell, Kiefer Sutherland, Jennifer Connelly, William Hurt

Country: United States of America

Knowing

Knowing

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Chandler Canterbury, Rose Byrne, Lara Robinson

Country: United States of America

The Crow

The Crow

Directed by: Alex Proyas

Starring: Brandon Lee, Michael Wincott, Rochelle Davis, Ernie Hudson

Country: United States of America

Alex Kendrick
Alex Kendrick
  • No. of movies: 10
Courageous

Courageous

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Facing the Giants

Facing the Giants

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Courageous

Courageous

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Starring: Alex Kendrick, Ken Bevel, Kevin Downes, Renee Jewell

War Room

War Room

Directed by: Alex Kendrick

Starring: Priscilla C. Shirer, T.C. Stallings, Karen Abercrombie, Beth Moore

Alex van Warmerdam
Alex van Warmerdam
  • No. of movies: 4

Voyeur

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Alex van Warmerdam, Henri Garcin, Olga Zuiderhoek, Annet Malherbe

De noorderlingen

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Jack Wouterse, Annet Malherbe, Rudolf Lucieer, Loes Wouterson

The Dress

The Dress

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Henri Garcin, Ingeborg Elzevier, Khaldoun Elmecky, Margo Dames

Kleine Teun

Directed by: Alex van Warmerdam

Starring: Alex van Warmerdam, Annet Malherbe, Ariane Schluter, Sebastiaan te Wierik

Alex Kurtzman
Alex Kurtzman

Born on September 07, 1973

  • Age: 47
  • Birth sign: Virgo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 2
People Like Us

People Like Us

Directed by: Alex Kurtzman

Starring: Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Michelle Pfeiffer, Olivia Wilde

The Mummy

Directed by: Alex Kurtzman

Starring: Tom Cruise, Sofia Boutella, Annabelle Wallis, Russell Crowe

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Famous writers named Alex and their books

Alex Berenson
Alex Berenson

Born on January 06, 1973

  • Age: 48
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 12
The Midnight House

The Midnight House

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When two former covert agents are gunned down, John Wells learns that the victims were part of an interrogation team that operated out of a secret base called the Midnight House,

The Shadow Patrol

The Shadow Patrol

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In late 2009, CIA officers in Afghanistan’s Kabul station allowed a Jordanian doctor into their closest confidence. In truth, the doctor was an al-Qaeda double agent—and when he blew himself up,

The Secret Soldier

The Secret Soldier

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In Saudi Arabia, a series of terrorist attacks has put the Kingdom on edge. King Abdullah is losing his hold, and his own secret police cannot be trusted.

The Ghost War

The Ghost War

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CIA operative John Wells is in a running battle with an enemy that may have already won the war.

Alex Haley
Alex Haley

Born on August 11, 1921

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Leo
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6

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Roots

Roots

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One of the most important books and television series ever to appear, Roots, galvanized the nation, and created an extraordinary political, racial, social and cultural dialogue that hadn’t been seen since the

Alex Michaelides
Alex Michaelides
  • No. of books: 6
The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient

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Theo Faber tries to unravel the events on the night Alicia Berenson shot her husband

The Silent Patient

The Silent Patient

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Alex Kotlowitz
Alex Kotlowitz
  • No. of books: 6
There Are No Children Here

There Are No Children Here

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This is the moving and powerful account of two remarkable boys struggling to survive in Chicago's Henry Horner Homes, a public housing complex disfigured by crime and neglect.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Alex a popular name?

Over the years Alex was most popular in 1995. According to the latest US census information Alex ranks #83rd while according to famousnames.vip Alex ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Alex?

According to the US census in 2018, 2673 boys were born named Alex, making Alex the #268th name more popular among boy names. In 1995 Alex had the highest rank with 7863 boys born that year with this name.

How common is the name Alex?

Alex is #268th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Alex more popular ?

The name Alex was more popular in 1995 with 7863 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Alex

The last time a baby was named Alex was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Alex?

In 2018 there were 2673 baby boys named Alex.

Who is a famous person named Alex?

There a several famous people named Alex, for example actor Alex Pettyfer, director Alex Proyas, musician Alex Clare.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Alex?

A famous actor/actress named Alex is Alex Pettyfer, starring in 8 movies, including Elvis & Nixon and Endless Love.

Who is a famous director named Alex?

A famous director named Alex is Alex Proyas, who directed 12 movies, including Knowing and Dark City (Director's Cut).

Who is a famous singer named Alex?

A famous singer named Alex is Alex Clare, with over 5 songs, including Too Close and Alex Clare - The Lateness Of The Hour.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Alex?

There are 121 actors named Alex including Alex Pettyfer and Alex O'Loughlin who appeared in movies such as Elvis & Nixon and Feed.

How many famous directors are named Alex?

There are 36 directors named Alex including Alex Proyas and Alex Kurtzman who directed movies such as I, Robot and People Like Us.

How many famous writers are named Alex?

There are 6 writers named Alex including Alex Haley and Alex Berenson who wrote books such as Roots and The Night Ranger.

How many famous singers are named Alex?

There are 2 singers named Alex including Alex Clare and Alex Ubago who wrote songs such as Aunque No Te Pueda Ver and Too Close.