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What does Arcadia mean?

Arcadia Pronunciation of Arcadia [ar-ca-dia] as a girls' name is pronounced ar-KAY-dee-ah. It is of Greek origin. Feminine of Arcadius (see Arcadio), the name of two saints (fourth and fifth century). Also originally the place name of a mountainous region in Greece which came to symbolize the home of simple and rustic pastoral happiness, and later, for Paradise itself.

Associated with: greek, saints, happiness (joy).


Arcadia has 1 variant: Arcadie.

1 masculine form: Arcadio.

Creative forms:
(female) Arcadel, Arcata, ..

(male) Arcaadi, Arcadey, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arcadia Egypt (A.E.), ..

How popular is Arcadia?

Arcadia is an uncommonly occurring first name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#112365 out of 150436, Top 75%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Arcadia has yet to be ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Acacia, Acadia, Accalia, Adalia, Adia, Aegidia, Agacia, Agafia, Aglaia, Alaia, Alcinia (see Alcina), Allidia, Amada, Amadea, Amadia, Amalia, Aracelia, Aranka, Arava, Araxie, Arcelia, Arcenia, Ardea, Ardelia, Ardenia, Ardia, Ardin, Ardis, Ardra, Argelia, Aria, Ariadna, Ariadne, Ariana, Arianie, Arianna, Armanda, Armandina, Armani, Armida, Arnalda, Arsania, Arsemia (see Arsenia), Arsenia, Artheia, Artia, Aryana, Aryanie, Aryanna, Atalia, Athalia, Auralia, Avania, Azania, Eladia, Ercilia, Fadia, Frania, Fredia, Gracia, Grania, Gratia, Grazia, Hadia, Heladia, Kadia, Macaria, Nadia, Oralia, Orania, Oratia, Orazia, Sadia, Shadia and Socaria. These names tend to be more commonly used than Arcadia.

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