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Meaning and name origin

Dixie \dix-xie\ as a girl's name is pronounced DIK-see. It is of French and English origin, and the meaning of Dixie is "tenth". The name refers to a region of the US known as the Old South. It may derive from one of the surveyors of the Mason-Dixon line, or from the "ten" (in Cajun French "dix") dollar note circulated from Louisiana, which made the South the "land of dixies". Actress Dixie Carter.


Dixie has 2 variant forms: Dix and Dixee.

For more information, see also the related girl name Benedicta.


Dixie is a very popular first name for females (#481 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#38181 out of 88799, Top 43%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Dixie for girls. Dixie reached its highest rank of #202 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dixie name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Dixie is also pronounced similarly to Doxie. Other suggested similar baby names are Dacie, Daisie, Dasie, Docie and Nixie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dixie.