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Alice meaning and name origin

Alice \a-li-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced AL-iss. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alice is "noble, exalted". Variant of the Old French name Adeliz, from Adelaide. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Though not related in origin, Alice has been used before as an English form of the Irish Gaelic name Aislinn. Ballerina Alicia Markova; writers Alice Walker, Alice Sebold; actresses Ali McGraw, Ally Sheedy, Alicia Silverstone; singer Alicia Keys.

Alice has 100 variant forms: Adelice, Adelisa, Ailie, Aillie, Allis, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Aleceea, Alecia, Aleece, Aleetheea, Aleethia, Ali, Alica, Alicah, Alicea, Alicen, Alicia, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisann, Alisanne, Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisz, Alitheea, Alitia, Aliz, Alla, Allecia, Alleece, Alleece, Alleeceea, Alles, Alless, Allie, Allice, Allecia, Alleece, Alleeceea, Alles, Alless, Alli, Allice, Allicea, Allie, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allisunne, Allsun, Ally, Allyce, Allyceea, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allysiah, Allyson, Allyssa, Allysson, Alyce, Alyceea, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyss, Alyssa, Elissa, Elke, Elli, Ellie, Ellissa, Ellsa, Elsa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa, Ilysse, Leece, Leese, Licha, Lichah, Lissa and Lyssa.

For more information, see also related names Ailish, Alix, Chalice, Ella and Ellis.

Alice is also pronounced similarly to Alisse, Alize, Aloise, Elice, Elise, Elize, Ellice, Elyce and Ilise. Other suggested similar baby names are Alcee, Aline, Aliye, Aliza, Amice, Anice and Avice.

View a list of the 14 names that reference Alice.


Popularity of Alice

Alice is a very popular first name for females (#51 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#32489 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Alice name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Alice with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


Top 1000 ranking of Alice name in U.S.
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