Alicia

Alicia - A very unique female name



  Dec 08,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Alicia, meaning noble, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #680. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Alicia and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Alicia? 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 Alicia. The baby girl name Alicia was given to 1,170 baby girls in 2012, ranking #271 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,208 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Alicia peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1984 on position 40.



Famous with this name

Alicia Witt
Alicia Vikander
Alicia Leigh Willis


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Rating: 5/5 (8 people)


Alicia is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Alicia is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #126 - and is the least popular in Louisiana at position #776.

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 Alicia is where you live.


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Alicia origin and meaning

Alicia is a 6 letter name with 4 syllables. This name means noble. To see famous people named Alicia, pop culture references for the name Alicia and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Alicia

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

Alice / Alexis / Alyssa / 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
2012271
2011261
2010220
2009208
2008178
2007180
2006167
2005148
2004130
2003131
2002122
2001130
2000121
1999108
199898
199789
199690
199589
199483
199376
199271
199163
199054
198953
198850
198746
198645
198545
198440
198341
198253
198146
198047
197947
197858
197760
197671
197576
197489
197391
197297
1971105
1970118
1969117
1968126
1967150
1966156
1965159
1964159
1963173
1962187
1961207
1960205
1959231
1958271
1957260
1956263
1955263
1954277
1953273
1952273
1951275
1950277
1949290
1948290
1947283
1946317
1945317
1944337
1943366
1942376
1941371
1940399
1939356
1938389
1937393
1936390
1935427
1934424
1933418
1932411
1931393
1930370
1929379
1928401
1927391
1926422
1925505
1924486
1923514
1922567
1921610
1920572
1919608
1918690
1917661
1916686
1915764
1914999
1913594
1912719
1911645
1910680

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico126
California153
Arizona170
Nevada175
Mississippi177
Florida184
Oregon205
Texas221
Washington233
Massachusetts236
New Hampshire245
Oklahoma255
Colorado256
New Jersey264
New York265
North Carolina281
Pennsylvania319
Kansas328
Illinois335
Connecticut335
Maryland347
Michigan351
Virginia359
Wisconsin370
Georgia371
Minnesota381
Nebraska387
Indiana395
Arkansas395
Utah399
Idaho427
Ohio475
Tennessee488
Missouri536
South Carolina590
Iowa630
Kentucky655
Alabama706
Louisiana776

Even more about Alicia


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 Alicia 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 Alicia?

4 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
1984
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Alicia
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,208
Letter count 6
Syllable count 4
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,170

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