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Lex - Meaning of Lex

What does Lex mean?

[ 1 syll. lex, le-x ] The baby boy name Lex is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as LehKS †. Lex is used predominantly in the English and German languages, and its origin is Old Greek. Lex is a short form of the name Alexander (Dutch, English, German, Hungarian, and Slavic).

See also the related categories, greek and german.

Lex is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1956 with 0.003% of baby boys being given the name Lex. Its ranking then was #911. The baby name has since experienced a fall in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Among the group of boy names directly linked to Lex, Alexander was the most frequently used in 2018. Lex has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Lex include Leks (Estonian), Lach, Lache, Lachee, Laek, Laik, Laike, Lake, Lash (English and Gypsy), Lask, Laske, Lasse (Finnish and Scandinavian), Lauge (Scandinavian), Layk, Lays, Laz, Le, Lec, Lech (Polish), and Leche.

† Pronunciation for Lex: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"


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