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Alex

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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. 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 Smith, US American football player, NFL quarterback
  • Alex Mack, US American football player, NFL center, Pro Bowler, and 2nd Team All-Pro for the Atlanta Falcons

Association footballers

Basketballers

Music

Animals

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

Fictional characters

See also