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leks Warrior.


Lex is a gender-neutral name and is of Greek origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means warrior. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a boy’s name than as a girl’s. Pronounced as leks, the name is currently in the top 500 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 1956.

Though a given name itself, it is often used as a short form of Alexander or Alexis. Lex has never been in the US top 1000 baby names since 1956. The most famous Lex, most likely is the supervillain in the “Superman” series, Lex Luthor.

Here are some potential nicknames for Lex: Lexi.




Lex can be used for both boys and girls.

Common Nicknames



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The rank of Lex in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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