What does Dixie mean?
Dixie /dix-ie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' 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.
Affiliated girl name: Benedicta.Kreatif forms: Daxie, Deoxie, Dexie. [more]
How popular is Dixie?
Dixie is a very prominent first name for females (#481 out of 4276, Top 11%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#43157 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Dixie for girls. Dixie reached its apex rank of #202 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is at #809 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)