Alec

Male

Meaning

Defending men

Origin

Scottish

Pronunciation

/ˈeɪlɪk/

Traits associated with the name Alec:

Dogs named Alec tend to be loving, brave, strong-willed, and industrious. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Alec?

It suggests that you have a creative side and enjoy thinking outside the box. It also suggests that you have a strong connection to the name Alec and may have a personal connection to it.

Is Alec a good dog name?

Alec has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Alec isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

2,576
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1,832
New York City Dog Name Database
1,910
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Alec is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Alec was, in the past month, the 3939th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of April 2024, Alec is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Alec was viewed 26 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Alec's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Alec is most adored in Tennessee, Indiana and New Jersey.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Oregon, District of Columbia and Arizona.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Alec.

Most popular breeds named Alec:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. West Highland White Terrier
  3. Labrador Retriever
  4. Rottweiler
  5. Afghan Hound

Famous dogs named Alec:

  • comics icon A dog named Alec appeared in the comic book Alec the Great by Edwina Dumm.

Alec is found in these categories:

scottish dog names
scottish

Scottish variant of Alexander, meaning "defender of mankind".

independent dog names
independent

Alec's uniqueness and lack of common association with dogs gives it an independent feel.

Dog names like Alec:

Genuine, bold or brave
Scottishexceptional
Refers to the famous scientist, albert einstein
Old ford crossing place.
Noble Friend
Counselor
Alec dog name meaning

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