Rex

Rex - A very unique male name



  Mar 27,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Rex, meaning king, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #376. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Rex and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Rex? 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 Rex. The baby boy name Rex was given to 346 baby boys in 2012, ranking #619 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 4,743 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Rex peaked in popularity 66 years ago in 1951 on position 171.



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Rex is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Rex is currently topping the baby name charts in Nebraska at position #229 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,065.

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 Rex is where you live.


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Rex origin and meaning

Rex is a 3 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means king. To see famous people named Rex, pop culture references for the name Rex and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Rex

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

Ricky / Rick / Ross / Rickey / Rocky / Rocco / Royce / Roscoe / Rickie / Reece /

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
2012619
2011615
2010729
2009774
2008811
2007872
2006824
2005830
2004972
20031005
20021093
20011161
20001347
19991059
19981041
1997952
1996969
1995917
1994881
1993789
1992739
1991703
1990655
1989661
1988597
1987628
1986600
1985538
1984555
1983538
1982534
1981510
1980481
1979520
1978497
1977465
1976473
1975470
1974460
1973444
1972395
1971370
1970360
1969359
1968338
1967305
1966271
1965264
1964248
1963246
1962227
1961219
1960213
1959215
1958213
1957202
1956193
1955191
1954189
1953187
1952177
1951171
1950196
1949207
1948210
1947220
1946235
1945270
1944234
1943240
1942255
1941227
1940226
1939215
1938202
1937201
1936199
1935194
1934197
1933193
1932212
1931230
1930233
1929250
1928247
1927247
1926239
1925239
1924228
1923221
1922206
1921222
1920210
1919227
1918233
1917227
1916227
1915241
1914229
1913240
1912314
1911332
1910376

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Nebraska229
Kansas317
Utah361
Missouri501
Ohio516
Louisiana535
Oregon540
Arkansas541
Maryland542
Minnesota548
Kentucky550
California553
Michigan567
Washington568
Arizona572
Alabama604
Oklahoma619
Virginia620
Wisconsin636
Texas638
Tennessee639
Georgia676
Colorado681
North Carolina706
Illinois715
Indiana812
Pennsylvania909
New York978
Florida1065

Even more about Rex


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 Rex 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 Rex?

1 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
1951
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Rex
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 4,743
Letter count 3
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +346

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