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Alicia as a given name has seen a dip in popularity. Since 2000 it has declined steadily down the most popular name chart. It is a variation of Alice, which has seen quite a rise in popularity due in part to the affinity of parents looking for “retro” names. Alicia is a softer version of Alice that seems to find its way to talented, creative people. Keep reading to find out more about this baby name.

Meaning of the name Alicia:

Spanish: Noble one, exalted

Origin of the name Alicia:

Spanish. Alicia is based on the Germanic name Adalheidis (Adelaide), meaning “noble natured” (noble of kind).

Symbolism of the name Alicia:

Alicia symbolizes the regal and dashing side of the name Alice. A more modern and softer version that subtly conveys strength.

Baby name alicia

Style of the name Alicia:

Classic

Gender of the name Alicia:

Alicia is primarily used as a baby girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Alicia:

a-li-cia

Syllables in the name Alicia:

Three

Emotion evoked from the name Alicia:

The name Alicia evokes a feeling of sophistication, nobility, and romance.

Alternative spellings for the name Alicia:

Alisha, Alecia, Aleesha, Alysha

Nicknames for the name Alicia:

Alli, Sia, Lisa

Popularity of the name Alicia:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Alicia was ranked the 414th most popular girl name in 2020. It had its highest ranking of the last 20 years in 2000 when it came in as the 121st most popular girl name.

Related names for the name Alicia:

Alissa, Alyssia, Alyssa, Alessia, Alysia

Great middle names for Alicia and their meanings:

  • Amber (hue of yellow)
  • Elena (shining light)
  • Ivy (ivy plant)
  • Larissa (cheerful, lighthearted)
  • Natalie (Christmas day)
  • Star (celestial body)

Famous people with the name Alicia:

Alicia in movies/pop culture:

  • Alicia Abshire (character in (“The Time Traveler’s Wife”)
  • Alicia Fennel (character in the television series “Veronica Mars”)
  • Alicia Florrick (character in the television series “The Good Wife”)
  • Alicia Clark (character in the television series “Fear the Walking Dead”)