Meaning and name origin
Alicia \a-li-cia\ as a girl's 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.
Alicia has 32 variant forms: 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.
Alicia is a very popular first name for females (#152 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#38710 out of 88799, Top 44%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alicia for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alicia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alyssa (#76), Alice (#97), Alicia (#341), Alissa (#855), Alisha (#895), Alisa (#936), Alyssia, Alecia, Elisha, Lesia, Alysia, Elysia, Alysa, Alica, Alesha, Alycia, Alesia and Alysha. (2014 statistics).
Alicia is also pronounced similarly to Aletia, Alitia and Allecia. Other suggested similar baby names are Alexia, Alicah, Alicea, Alidia, Alieza, Alika, Aliki, Alivia, Aliza, Allicea and Aloisia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alicia.