MeaningAlec is a male given name and is of Scottish origin. It means defender of mankind. Pronounced as al-ik, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 750 of U.S birth chart of the year 2020. Variations of Alec include Aleck.
Alec or Aleck is a Scottish form of Alex.
Alec is a boy's name.
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