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223k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Alicia

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Of Noble Kin
  • #329 All Time
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How popular is the name "Alicia" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 7 7 0
1882 7 7 0
1883 8 8 0
1885 8 8 0
1886 11 11 0
1887 8 8 0
1888 10 10 0
1889 10 10 0
1890 12 12 0
1891 7 7 0
1892 11 11 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 14 14 0
1895 15 15 0
1896 12 12 0
1897 14 14 0
1898 17 17 0
1899 15 15 0
1900 18 18 0
1901 11 11 0
1902 7 7 0
1903 15 15 0
1904 20 20 0
1905 16 16 0
1906 16 16 0
1907 21 21 0
1908 36 36 0
1909 32 32 0
1910 31 31 0
1911 44 44 0
1912 46 46 0
1913 57 57 0
1914 54 54 0
1915 75 75 0
1916 95 95 0
1917 110 110 0
1918 118 118 0
1919 125 125 0
1920 149 149 0
1921 141 141 0
1922 164 164 0
1923 185 185 0
1924 220 220 0
1925 228 228 0
1926 275 270 5
1927 308 308 0
1928 293 293 0
1929 301 301 0
1930 334 334 0
1931 289 289 0
1932 256 251 5
1933 232 232 0
1934 237 237 0
1935 223 223 0
1936 274 274 0
1937 274 274 0
1938 313 313 0
1939 360 354 6
1940 315 309 6
1941 367 359 8
1942 364 359 5
1943 399 394 5
1944 424 424 0
1945 460 460 0
1946 562 562 0
1947 747 747 0
1948 687 687 0
1949 707 707 0
1950 769 769 0
1951 826 826 0
1952 869 869 0
1953 913 913 0
1954 923 923 0
1955 1,035 1,027 8
1956 1,043 1,037 6
1957 1,107 1,100 7
1958 1,047 1,047 0
1959 1,373 1,368 5
1960 1,642 1,642 0
1961 1,679 1,671 8
1962 1,987 1,979 8
1963 2,226 2,218 8
1964 2,425 2,418 7
1965 2,367 2,357 10
1966 2,224 2,224 0
1967 2,314 2,306 8
1968 2,575 2,566 9
1969 3,052 3,046 6
1970 3,328 3,316 12
1971 3,613 3,592 21
1972 3,288 3,266 22 #96 girl name
1973 3,447 3,433 14 #91 girl name
1974 3,454 3,435 19 #89 girl name
1975 3,735 3,719 16 #76 girl name
1976 3,810 3,792 18 #71 girl name
1977 4,415 4,402 13 #60 girl name
1978 4,767 4,747 20 #58 girl name
1979 5,571 5,546 25 #47 girl name
1980 5,770 5,750 20 #47 girl name
1981 5,879 5,858 21 #46 girl name
1982 5,633 5,611 22 #53 girl name
1983 7,520 7,492 28 #41 girl name
1984 7,852 7,819 33 #40 girl name
1985 7,142 7,121 21 #45 girl name
1986 7,046 7,014 32 #45 girl name
1987 6,813 6,777 36 #46 girl name
1988 6,726 6,697 29 #50 girl name
1989 6,857 6,818 39 #53 girl name
1990 6,533 6,510 23 #53 girl name
1991 5,573 5,557 16 #63 girl name
1992 4,921 4,908 13 #71 girl name
1993 4,444 4,431 13 #76 girl name
1994 4,112 4,102 10 #83 girl name
1995 3,916 3,906 10 #89 girl name
1996 3,869 3,860 9 #91 girl name
1997 3,793 3,783 10 #89 girl name
1998 3,407 3,407 0 #98 girl name
1999 3,013 3,013 0
2000 2,760 2,760 0
2001 2,657 2,657 0
2002 2,816 2,816 0
2003 2,541 2,541 0
2004 2,520 2,514 6
2005 2,342 2,337 5
2006 2,128 2,128 0
2007 1,947 1,947 0
2008 1,858 1,858 0
2009 1,558 1,558 0
2010 1,425 1,425 0
2011 1,227 1,227 0
2012 1,194 1,194 0
2013 1,017 1,017 0
2014 967 967 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Alicia? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 222,834 babies born with the name Alicia in the United States. That's more than enough Alicias to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Alicia" was in 1984 with a total of 7,819 babies. (That's a lot of baby Alicias)

According to the 1984 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Alicia" ranks #57 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 20 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1984. Across the entire United States a total of 7,852 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Alicia popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Alicia in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Alicia" mean? The list below shows the origins of Alicia as well as things modernly associated with the name Alicia such as celebrities named Alicia.

English

Origin and Meaning of Alicia

The name "Alicia" is of English origin, and it means "Of Noble Kin". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is a musician, actress, pianist, and record producer specializing in R&B and soul music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1996 to present. Alicia was born in 1981 as Alicia Augello Cook in Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan, New York City.

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Jodie Foster

Jodie Foster is an actress, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1968 to present. Jodie was born in 1962 as Alicia Christian Foster in Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Alicia Silverstone

Alicia Silverstone is an actress, producer, author, and activist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1992 to present. Alicia was born in 1976 in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Alicia Witt

Alicia Witt is an actress and singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1984 to present. Alicia was born in 1975 as Alicia Roanne Witt in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.

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Alicia Machado

Alicia Machado is a pageant titleholder. Alicia was born in 1976 as Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo in Maracay, Venezuela.

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Alicia Sacramone

Alicia Sacramone is a gymnast. Alicia was born in 1987 in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Alternative Meanings

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for love, everlasting.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Aicila". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Laicia". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Alicia born Jul 13, 2005

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yukon approximately on 1800. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!

Name poster for Alicia

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