What Does The Name Lex Mean?


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Lex is a name for baby boys. It is used as first name and also considered as a nickname for names like Alexander and Lexer. It is very popular as a surname but very rare as a first name. In itself it is a name with Latin origins. It means law when translated into English.

Lex is the Latin term for law and specifically refers to that law which has been created in the written form and has been circulated by some competent authority. It was a word used by the Romans in reference to a decision of the highest public authorities that is capable of binding its subjects. It has been derived from dilectus which means a public proclamation that orders the male population for participating in military service.

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