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For other uses, see Alex (disambiguation).

Alex is a common English name, usually a diminutive of the male given name Alexander, or its female equivalent Alexandra. Aleck or Alec is the Scottish form of Alex. The East European male name Alexey (Aleksei, Alexis, Aleksa) is also sometimes shortened to Alex.

People whose first name is Alex[edit]

People commonly named or nicknamed Alex[edit]

American Footballers[edit]

  • Alex Smith, US American football player, NFL quarterback

Association Footballers[edit]




  • Alex (parrot), an African Grey Parrot and the subject of language experiments

Fictional characters[edit]

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