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Alex is a common given name commonly associated with the Greek name Alexandros. In English, it is usually a diminutive of the male given name Alexander, or its female equivalent Alexandra or Alexandria.[1] Aleck or Alec is the Scottish form of Alex. The East European male name Alexey (Aleksei, Alexis, Aleksa) is also sometimes shortened to Alex. It is a commonly used nickname in Spanish for Alejandro, Alexandro, Alejandrino and Alexandrino, and related names like Alexa and Alexis.

People whose first name is Alex

People commonly named or nicknamed Alex

American footballers

  • Alex Anzalone, American football player, NFL linebacker
  • Alex Barrett, American football player, NFL defensive end
  • Alex Cappa, American football player, NFL offensive tackle
  • Alex Mack, American football player, NFL center, Pro Bowler, and 2nd Team All-Pro for the Atlanta Falcons
  • Alex McGough, American football player, NFL quarterback
  • Alex Redmond, American football player, NFL offensive guard
  • Alex Smith, American football player, NFL quarterback

Association footballers




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

Fictional characters

See also


  1. ^ Hanks, P.; Hardcastle, K.; Hodges, F. (2006). A Dictionary of First Names. Oxford paperback reference. Oxford University Press. p. 52. ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1. Retrieved 13 October 2018.