US Popularity:1480
Rex is a boy’s name of Latin origin. Meaning “king,” this regal name is more likely to spring images of dinosaurs to mind than the monarchy. Rex is commonly used in the title T-Rex—the carnivorous predators that once roamed North America. Aspiring archaeologists and die-hard fans of Jurassic Park will be drawn to Rex as a baby name, both for its connections to prehistoric creatures and its majestic meaning.

Rex Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Rex is currently #1348 on The Bump
Boy:Rex is currently #730 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Rex is currently #1480 in U.S. births
Boy:Rex is currently #722 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 25
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Rex

  • Behind the Name, Rex, November 2019

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, rex, December 2020

  • WordSense Dictionary, Rex

  • IMDb, Jurassic Park

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