Rex: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Rex | Boys
Origin of the name Rex:
19th-century coinage derived from the Latin rex (king).
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- Comments and insights on the name Rex: | Edit
my sons name is Rex. Its is a strong and quirky/classic name.
People always think it stands out.
I agree with the above writer - my son is also Rex. I've always received compliments on such a strong, handsome name.
- Personal experiences with the name Rex: | Edit
My brother is Rex, he loves his name, and loves just about everything about life.
- Nicknames for Rex: | Edit
Rexy, T Rex, Rexer
- Meanings and history of the name Rex: | Edit
Latin meaning "king"
- Famous real-life people named Rex: | Edit
Rex Harrison, Actor
Rex Ryan, NFL Coach for the NY Jets
Rex Grossman, NFL Quarterback for the Washington Redskins
- Rex in song, story & screen: | Edit
Rex, the sheepdog from the film Babe.
Rex Van de Kamp, fictional character in the TV series Desperate Housewives.
Rex Morgan, M.D., titular character of the comic strip of the same name.
Rex Matheson, fictional character, portrayed by Mekhi Phifer, in the TV series Torchwood.
Rex Salazar, the main character in the TV show Generator Rex
Global Popularity of the Name Rex
- #799 in United States