Alice

Alice - A very unique female name



  Aug 19,2018      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alice, meaning noble, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #10. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alice and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alice? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Alice. The baby girl name Alice was given to 2,480 baby girls in 2012, ranking #126 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 570 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alice peaked in popularity 108 years ago in 1910 on position 10.



Famous with this name

Alice Eve
Alice Braga
Alice Ghostley


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Alice is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alice is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #37 - and is the least popular in West Virginia at position #304.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Alice is where you live.


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Alice origin and meaning

Alice is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means noble. To see famous people named Alice, pop culture references for the name Alice and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alice

We've found the following names that sound similar to Alice, sorted by popularity.

Alexis / Alyssa / Alicia / Alexa / Alisha / Alexia / Alissa / Alisa / Alexus / Alyce /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012126
2011139
2010172
2009258
2008328
2007345
2006387
2005413
2004408
2003428
2002442
2001444
2000422
1999431
1998440
1997438
1996436
1995434
1994431
1993376
1992379
1991355
1990349
1989347
1988301
1987317
1986343
1985348
1984333
1983335
1982319
1981322
1980329
1979305
1978293
1977273
1976251
1975230
1974217
1973214
1972232
1971198
1970199
1969185
1968187
1967168
1966157
1965145
1964141
1963138
1962133
1961126
1960119
1959112
1958115
1957106
195698
195587
195481
195373
195269
195162
195057
194953
194849
194747
194644
194541
194438
194338
194239
194134
194032
193931
193829
193728
193627
193525
193424
193322
193221
193121
193020
192921
192819
192717
192617
192515
192415
192315
192215
192115
192015
191913
191813
191713
191613
191513
191412
191311
191211
191111
191010

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah37
Idaho43
Wyoming47
Maine51
Vermont55
District of Columbia56
Washington63
Oregon79
New Hampshire83
Iowa90
Alaska90
Massachusetts93
Minnesota105
Missouri105
California106
North Dakota111
New York111
Oklahoma115
South Carolina124
Michigan126
Kansas127
Wisconsin130
Virginia132
Nevada133
Maryland133
Colorado135
North Carolina140
Ohio140
Connecticut142
New Mexico143
Georgia145
Kentucky146
Mississippi147
Nebraska148
Texas150
Rhode Island151
Alabama157
Illinois161
Tennessee162
Florida169
Delaware173
New Jersey174
Montana176
Louisiana178
Pennsylvania180
Arkansas185
Arizona188
South Dakota192
Hawaii192
Indiana212
West Virginia304

Even more about Alice


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Alice a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Alice?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alice
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 570
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,480

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