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Rex
Gender Male
Meaning "King"
Origin Latin
Popularity Popular names page

Rex is the Latin word for "king" (see also King of Rome). In the English language, Rex is a male given name.

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Notable people

Politics

Entertainment and arts

  • Rex Beach (1877-1949), American novelist and playwright
  • Rex Smith (1955), American entertainer
  • Rex Stout (1886-1975), American author
  • Rex Hunt (1949), Australian television and radio personality and former football player
  • Rex Murphy (1947), Canadian commentator
  • Rex Navarrete (1969), Filipino American comedian
  • Rex Newmark (1984), British television personality
  • Rex Reed (born 1938), American journalist and film critic.

Film, TV and stage

Music

Sports

Other

Fictional dogs

  • Rex, a dog in the animated (claymation) television show Rex the Runt
  • Inspector Rex, an Austrian police dog
  • Rex the Wonder Dog, a canine DC Comics superhero
  • Rex, the sheepdog from the 1995 Academy Award winning film Babe

Other fictional characters

Animals

  • Tyrannosaurus, often called T. rex, a species of dinosaur of the genus Tyrannosaurus
  • Othnielia rex, a species of dinosaur belonging to the Hypsilophodont family
  • Balaeniceps rex, the Shoebill, a species of bird with a very distinct bill
  • The Cornish Rex and the Devon Rex cat breeds
  • The Rex and the Mini Rex, rabbit breeds and type of fur in rabbits
  • Rex (dog), a dog once owned by Ronald Reagan
  • Rex the Wonder Horse, star of 15 Hollywood motion pictures
  • Rex Murphy, a parrot owned by Tom Green, named after the Canadian commentator

Businesses

Other

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also rex

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English

Proper noun

Singular
Rex

Plural
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Rex

  1. A male given name coined in the nineteenth century from Latin rex "king", rarely bestowed on children today.
  2. A popular name for a dog.

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Anagrams

  • Anagrams of erx
  • Xer







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