Alex Name Meaning

From a short form of Alexis or Alexander in any of several languages.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Alexa, Ales, Lex, Alix, Ale, Eales, Alexy, Alejo, Aldi, Halek

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Alex Family Origin

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Alex Family Occupations

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  • Carter

    50%
  • Dentist

    50%

In 1881, the most common Alex occupation in the UK was Carter. 50% of Alex's were Carters. Carter and Dentist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Alex.

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Alex Historical Records

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Alex Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, Alex life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Alex in 1948 was 42, and 79 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Alex

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