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Alex

Alex is a cute name for a girl if you don’t want to saddle her with the full-on Alexandra, of which it’s a nickname. It has a tomboy-ish appeal that a lot of parents liked in the 90s. The name isn’t very common for girls today, but be forewarned that it’s a very popular name for boys.

Origin

Syllables

2

International Variations

Zanna, Shura, Sashenka, Sasha, Sandrine, Sandra, Lexie, Lexi, Alix, Alexia, Alexi, Alexa, Aleka

Alternate Spellings

Alexine, Alexandriana

Famous Namesakes

Actress Alex Kingston