Alicia

First Name
226k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
358
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Alicia mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Alicia

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

Wiktionary

A Latinization of Alice, which is in turn from the Germanic Adalheidis (from the Germanic *adal, meaning noble, and *heid, meaning type), via the Old French Adelais, via Old High German.

  1. A female given name - The Latinized form of Alice

Alicia was also found in the following language(s): French, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Alicia

Alicia Vikander is an actress and dancer. She was most prominent from 2002 to present. Alicia was given the name Alicia Amanda Vikander on October 3rd, 1988 in Gothenburg, Sweden.

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Alicia Keys is an actor, philanthropy, pianist, record producer, singing, songwriter, actress, philanthropist, and singer. She holds the title Fallin" and If I Ain't Got You". She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Alicia was given the name Alicia Augello Cook on January 25th, 1981 in New York City, New York, U.S.

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Alicia Machado is a beauty queen. She holds the title Miss Yaracuy 1995, Miss Venezuela 1995, Miss Universe 1996, and Yaracuy. Alicia was given the name Yoseph Alicia Machado Fajardo on December 6th, 1976 in Maracay.

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Jodie Foster is an actress, director, and producer. She was most prominent from 1965 to present. Jodie was given the name Alicia Christian Foster on November 19th, 1962 in Los Angeles. Jodie is also known as Foster and Alicia Christian.

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Alicia Silverstone is an actress, producer, author, and activist. She was most prominent from 1992 to present. Alicia was born on October 4th, 1976 in San Francisco, California, United States.

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Alicia Witt is an actress and singer-songwriter. She was most prominent from 1984 to present. Alicia was given the name Alicia Roanne Witt on August 21st, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alicia

Ana Alicia is a voice actress, producer, actor, singing, voice acting, television producer, actress, and singer. She was most active from 1977 to 1997. Ana was given the name Ana Alicia Ortiz on December 12th, 1956 in Mexico City.

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She holds the title Dowager Duchess of Calabria. Infanta was born as the child of Elias, Duke of Parma, and Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria (1882–1940) on November 13th, 1917 in Vienna.

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Juana was born in 1953.

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How popular is the baby 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 366 358 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 768 768 0
1951 826 826 0
1952 873 873 0
1953 915 915 0
1954 923 923 0
1955 1,036 1,028 8
1956 1,042 1,036 6
1957 1,107 1,100 7
1958 1,049 1,049 0
1959 1,373 1,368 5
1960 1,641 1,641 0
1961 1,679 1,671 8
1962 1,987 1,979 8
1963 2,225 2,217 8
1964 2,423 2,416 7
1965 2,366 2,356 10
1966 2,224 2,224 0
1967 2,313 2,305 8
1968 2,576 2,567 9
1969 3,054 3,048 6
1970 3,330 3,318 12
1971 3,611 3,590 21
1972 3,289 3,267 22 #96 girl name
1973 3,447 3,433 14 #91 girl name
1974 3,455 3,436 19 #89 girl name
1975 3,734 3,718 16 #76 girl name
1976 3,810 3,792 18 #71 girl name
1977 4,414 4,401 13 #60 girl name
1978 4,768 4,748 20 #58 girl name
1979 5,572 5,547 25 #47 girl name
1980 5,772 5,752 20 #47 girl name
1981 5,877 5,856 21 #46 girl name
1982 5,638 5,616 22 #53 girl name
1983 7,519 7,490 29 #41 girl name
1984 7,852 7,819 33 #40 girl name
1985 7,143 7,122 21 #45 girl name
1986 7,049 7,016 33 #45 girl name
1987 6,812 6,777 35 #46 girl name
1988 6,726 6,697 29 #50 girl name
1989 6,856 6,817 39 #53 girl name
1990 6,533 6,510 23 #54 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 #84 girl name
1995 3,918 3,908 10 #89 girl name
1996 3,869 3,860 9 #91 girl name
1997 3,792 3,782 10 #89 girl name
1998 3,407 3,407 0 #98 girl name
1999 3,014 3,014 0
2000 2,761 2,761 0
2001 2,657 2,657 0
2002 2,818 2,818 0
2003 2,541 2,541 0
2004 2,521 2,515 6
2005 2,347 2,342 5
2006 2,130 2,130 0
2007 1,948 1,948 0
2008 1,862 1,862 0
2009 1,560 1,560 0
2010 1,429 1,429 0
2011 1,227 1,227 0
2012 1,199 1,199 0
2013 1,018 1,018 0
2014 977 977 0
2015 908 908 0
2016 864 864 0
2017 861 861 0

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Popularity of Alicia as a first name

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Popularity of Alicia as a last name

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Common last names for Alicia

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  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
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  • Perez
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  • Sanchez
  • Gomez
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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alicia U.S.
  White 20.67% 64.26%
  African American 6.15% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 69.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alicia

People with the last name Alicia are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alicia

  • What name lists does Alicia rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Alicia? Alicia is the 334th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alicia was the 56,972nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alicia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 225,518 babies born with the first name Alicia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alicia to occupy the territory of Mayotte (France) with an estimated population of 217,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alicia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Alicia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alicia is Monday, June 15th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Alicia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alicia was in 1984 with a total of 7,819 babies. That's a lot of babies named Alicia!
  • Random Alicia Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alicia ranks 58th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, 206 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Alicia: Your name in reverse order is Aicila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iicala. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alicia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 358 people with the last name Alicia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alicia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alicia as their last name since less than 1 person in 833k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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