Alec: baby boy name meaning and popularity


A nickname for the Greek name Alexander, meaning “defender of men.” Maybe he’ll stand up to playground bullies, sticking up for the little guy. Or maybe he’ll eat dirt and go down the slide backwards. Either way, Alec is a fine name.



Famous people named Alec:

Actors Alec Baldwin and Alec Guiness; bassist Alec Baillie; male model Alec Musser.

Fun fact:

The given name of the DC Comics character “Swamp Thing” is Alec Holland.

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