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What does Alicia mean?

Alicia Pronunciation of Alicia [ali-cia] as a girls' name is pronounced ah-LEE-shah, ah-LEE-see-ah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alicia is "noble, exalted". Modern Latinate form of Alice. Phonetic forms to ensure a particular pronunciation are popular. Actress Alicia Silverstone.

Associated with: noble, exalted, modern.


Alicia has 32 variants: Alecia, Aleecia, Aleesa, Aleesha, Aleeza, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Alica, Alieshea, Alisa, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia, Alissa, Allicia, Allysa, Allyssha, Alycia, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa, Alyssia, Elicia, Elisha, Lecia, Leisha, Lesha, Lesia and Licia.

Affiliated girl names: Delicia, Elysia, Melisha and Talicia.

35 more related forms via Alice: Ailie, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Aleceea, Ali, Alicah, Alicea, Alicen, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisah, Alisan, Alise, Alison, Alisz, Alitia, Aliz, Alla, Allecia, Alli, Allice, Allicea, Allie, Allis, Allissa, Allysia, Alyce, Alyceea, Elissa and Licha.

Creative forms:
(female) Alilia, Alucia, ..

(male) Alidi, Alitya, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alicia Khalia (A.K.), ..

How popular is Alicia?

Alicia is a very prominent first name for females (#152 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#47389 out of 150436, Top 32%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Alicia reached its apex position of #46 in the U.S. during 1980-1989, and is at #365 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alicia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alicia outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Ala, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha, Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali (#1278 the previous year), Alica, Alice (#87), Alisa (#1037), Alise, Alisha (#919), Alishia, Alisia, Alison (#338), Alissa (#942), Alla, Alli, Allice, Allie (#255), Allissa, Allysa, Alyce, Alycia, Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa (#93), Alyssia, Delicia, Elicia, Elisha (#1732), Elissa (#1395), Elysia (#1988), Lecia, Leisha, Lesha and Lesia are the popular related forms of Alicia (#365 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Alicia were favored in the 1880s (average #1808) and are now significantly less common (#1660, 69% less usage), with forms such as Alycia becoming less in vogue. Allie is the most trendy baby name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alicia, Ala, Alecia, Aleesha, Aleisha in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alesha, Aleshia, Alesia, Ali, Alice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alisa, Alise, Alisha, Alishia, Alisia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alison, Alissa, Alla, Alli, Allice in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Allie, Allissa, Allysa, Alyce, Alycia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alysa, Alysha, Alysia, Alyssa, Alyssia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Delicia, Elicia, Elisha, Elissa, Elysia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lecia, Leisha, Lesha, Lesia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alicia, Alica, Alice, Alisha, Alison, Alyssa outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alicia is alike in pronunciation to Aletia and Aliosha. Other suggested similar names are Aaricia, Acacia, Adalicia, Adelicia, Agacia, Ailis, Ailsa, Aisia, Alaqua, Albia, Albinia, Alcina, Alcinia (see Alcina), Aleigha, Aleka, Aleki, Alessa, Alexa, Alexi, Alexie, Alia, Aliana, Alida, Alidia, Alieza, Aliezah, Alima, Alinda, Alissah, Alista, Alita, Alithia, Alitza, Alivia, Alix, Aliya, Alizah, Alize, Allexa, Allia, Allidia, Allisa, Allix, Aloisa, Aloisia, Alsinia, Althia, Alvinia, Alyvia, Alyza, Amecia, Amica, Amilia, Analicia, Anica, Anicka, Anitia, Arica, Belicia, Cilicia, Eligia, Elisia, Falicia, Felicia, Flicka, Jalicia, Keicia, Malicia, Melicia, Nicia, Olinia, Olivia and Salicia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alicia.

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