Alek

Alek - A very unique male name



  Dec 01,2020      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alek appeared on the charts for the first time in 1986 on position #2441. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alek and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alek? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alek. The baby boy name Alek was given to 67 baby boys in 2012, ranking #1423 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 24,493 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alek peaked in popularity 24 years ago in 1996 on position 981.



Famous with this name

Alek Labay
Alek Goosse
Alek Rzeszowski


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Rating: 4/5 (21 people)


Alek is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alek is currently topping the baby name charts in Arizona at position #750 - and is the least popular in Illinois at position #1,192.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alek is where you live.


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Alek origin and meaning

Alek is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Alek, pop culture references for the name Alek and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alek

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alek, sorted by popularity.

Alex / Alexis / Alec / Alijah / Aloysius / Alois / Alexi / Alika / Alexei / Alessio /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121423
20111261
20101349
20091391
20081332
20071134
20061193
20051506
20041221
20031206
20021202
20011052
20001034
1999990
19981061
19971251
1996981
19951032
19941068
19931260
19921907
19911343
19902015
19892131
19882388
19862441

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Arizona750
North Carolina790
Florida959
Texas1065
California1090
Illinois1192

Even more about Alek


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alek a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alek?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1996
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Alek
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 24,493
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1986
2012 births +67

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