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.
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).