What does Dixie mean?
Dixie [dix-ie] 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.
Associated with: old.
Affiliated girl name: Benedicta.Creative forms:
(female) Dimie, Dixiena, ..
(male) Dixden, Dixus, .. Middle name pairings:
Dixie Larissa (D.L.), ..
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. Demographics)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Dixie for girls. Dixie reached its apex rank of #205 in the U.S. in the 1930s, and is at #944 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Dixie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Doxie and Doxy. Other recommended names are Ailie, Aimie, Dacie, Daisie, Danie, Dasie, Dedie, Delie, Demie, Diane▼, Didi, Dinae, Dinnie, Dione, Divine, Docie, Dodie, Dorie, Lexie, Lidie, Lilie, Livie, Maxie, Nixie, Roxie▼, Tinie and Trixie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dixie.See names in meaning and etymology.