Dixie

Dixie - A very unique female name



  Dec 09,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dixie, meaning tenth, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #445. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dixie and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dixie? 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 Dixie. The baby girl name Dixie was given to 270 baby girls in 2012, ranking #829 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 5,234 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dixie peaked in popularity 81 years ago in 1938 on position 167.



Famous with this name

Dixie Beck
Dixie Carter
Dixie Egerickx


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Dixie is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dixie is currently topping the baby name charts in West Virginia at position #217 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,374.

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 Dixie is where you live.


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Dixie origin and meaning

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

Similar to Dixie

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

Daisy / Deja / Dessie / Dasia / Deasia / Daisha / Daija / Dejah / Deisy / Daja /

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
2012829
2011846
2010908
2009918
2008949
2007915
20061362
20051351
20041409
20031372
20021459
20011292
20001531
19991571
19981948
19971801
19961502
19951708
19941753
19931487
19921570
19911417
19901568
19891253
19881702
19871562
19861623
19851361
19841261
19831052
19821200
19811126
1980912
19791301
19781131
1977828
1976863
1975737
1974797
1973741
1972798
1971959
19701002
1969822
1968927
1967862
1966664
1965699
1964542
1963520
1962502
1961496
1960455
1959420
1958409
1957364
1956347
1955334
1954306
1953265
1952291
1951284
1950294
1949263
1948255
1947226
1946228
1945214
1944207
1943200
1942192
1941180
1940171
1939168
1938167
1937171
1936173
1935187
1934216
1933238
1932248
1931240
1930293
1929346
1928338
1927354
1926350
1925372
1924343
1923362
1922371
1921371
1920359
1919362
1918350
1917389
1916401
1915420
1914408
1913369
1912420
1911386
1910445

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
West Virginia217
Oklahoma307
Alabama311
Kentucky321
Mississippi379
Tennessee379
Virginia397
Indiana450
North Carolina466
Louisiana500
Arkansas536
Ohio650
Missouri652
Georgia686
Kansas688
South Carolina840
Michigan890
Arizona898
Texas942
Illinois1205
Florida1442
New York2029
California2374

Even more about Dixie


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 Dixie 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 Dixie?

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
1938
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dixie
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 5,234
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +270

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