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The table below indicates the number of times the name Alex has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Alex
Use of the Name Alex for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
5,104 5,104 5,104 2,582 914 234 234
The table below indicates the number of times the name Alex has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Alex
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880  92147
1881  109115
1882  89172
1883  108120
1884  105148
1885  92159
1886  96161
1887  104136
1888  102167
1889  114127
1890  111147
1891  109133
1892  110163
1893  120133
1894  112152
1895  117143
1896  112165
1897  128130
1898  125149
1899  122133
1900  121192
1901  120138
1902  125154
1903  135138
1904  125169
1905  133166
1906  122176
1907  127186
1908  127199
1909  123226
1910  127255
1911  130267
1912  135483
1913  130601
1914  131789
1915  1311,011
1916  1281,096
1917  1321,080
1918  1311,212
1919  1371,084
1920  1421,063
1921  1491,018
1922  1551,004
1923  162939
1924  162976
1925  165899
1926  179803
1927  169883
1928  179804
1929  180772
1930  180760
1931  181728
1932  192683
1933  197598
1934  198620
1935  208579
1936  210564
1937  212566
1938  206599
1939  204599
1940  208615
1941  210640
1942  215678
1943  223659
1944  223613
1945  215643
1946  225701
1947  228792
1948  232770
1949  242720
1950  244747
1951  253691
1952  259695
1953  259717
1954  258743
1955  266709
1956  252813
1957  253899
1958  2451,017
1959  2331,166
1960  2261,231
1961  2281,214
1962  2171,264
1963  2141,307
1964  2181,238
1965  2001,243
1966  2181,022
1967  2051,126
1968  2011,152
1969  2061,215
1970  1911,388
1971  1881,359
1972  1961,181
1973  1841,247
1974  1721,380
1975  1771,308
1976  1721,353
1977  1531,597
1978  1641,464
1979  1571,641
1980  1561,666
1981  1481,865
1982  1441,957
1983  1242,140
1984  943,013
1985  803,901
1986  645,098
1987821212606,038
1988705269586,397
1989791240606,534
1990801250596,937
1991610369636,669
1992617366547,339
1993563423527,634
1994581393507,231
1995539440477,418
1996636351546,904
1997674320556,848
1998770279566,938
1999786278586,814
2000918235626,732
2001981219626,601
2002973226626,781
2003  626,761
2004990234636,701
Totals:  5,104 211,854

During the last 125 years, parents have used Alex as a girl's name about 2% of the time and more frequently (about 97% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are significantly lower than actual counts because the name Alex appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 17 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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