Acacia Name Meaning & Origin

Acacia

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Comments and insights on the name Acacia: | Edit

~ Acacia sounds elegant, musical,relaxing and sexy. It indicates a femine, friendly and lovely woman. It would be a great name for future artists since it has a great ring to it. It is unusual yet quite charming.An Acacia would stand out for her beautiful and unique name.Being a greek name it adds to the beauty of it.
Possible middle names : - Acacia Silvia: both exotic,sophisticated and melodical.
- Acacia Lydia : a perfect combination, indicating a beautiful, relaxing and elegant woman.
- Acacia Calypso : both sophisticated and usual
- Acacia Irene : cute yet powerful names

~ This name is pronounced ah-KAY-sha or ah-KAY-see-ah.

Personal experiences with the name Acacia: | Edit

It is a very beautiful, daring and off-beat name choice, that was unfortunately vetoed by my partner because of it's association with Acacia Prison in Western Australia.

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This is my name. Having this name has been... interesting. As a child, adults loved it, kids never outright teased me, but I always *felt* that it was too out there. It seems like people who are better educated are able to pronounce my name, and even place it (as biblical and botanical), but a lot of people have trouble. In general, people with masters or PhDs tend to know it; many others outright butcher it. A lot of times I just get called Alicia. It makes me a little crazy. If you are going to use this name, I hope you have a common/easy last name so that when your daughter is an adult, people can save face and say Ms. or Mrs. Lastname if they don't want to attempt to pronounce the first name. For whatever reason, the assumption also seems to be that I'm African American if people only *hear* my name. (I'm actually not African American.) I think it may be the "shuh" sound in the name? (A la Latisha, Keesha, etc.?) I am not sure.

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I love this name when pronounced like Casey, but with an "A" on both ends, like uh-KAY-see-uh. I think it's a beautiful name, and we plan on naming our second daughter that name.

Nicknames for Acacia: | Edit

Kay, Kaysha, Aysha, Ace, Cacie, Cacia, Casey

Meanings and history of the name Acacia: | Edit

This name is Greek in origin, and is ultimately derived from the Greek word 'ακη' (via akakia), which means 'thorny tree'. Acacia is a nature related name, as it is a genus of trees and shrubs.

Famous real-life people named Acacia: | Edit

Christian music artist (sisters) "Tal and Acacia".
Social media star, Acacia Brinley

Acacia in song, story & screen: | Edit

In the Old Testament, the Ark of the Covenant was made out Acacia wood and Moses' burning bush was probably an acacia tree.
Acacia Fraternity is an international college fraternity.
"Acacia: The War with the Mein", a novel written by David Anthony Durham.
Acacia is a South Korean horror film made in 2003.
Acacia, a 1990's British pop group.
Acacia, common plant of Australia
"Miss Acacia" is the name of the lead female in the book/album/movie "Jack and the Cuckoo-Clock Heart".

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