Alicia Name Meaning & Origin

Alicia

Pronunciation: ə-LEE-shə, ah-LEE-cee-ə (key)

Origin of the name Alicia:

Variant of Alice, a name that has evolved through a series of variants of the Germanic Adalheidis, a compound name composed of the elements adal (noble, nobility) and heid (kind, sort): hence, "noble one." Adalheidis was contracted to Adalheid, which the French changed to Adelaide, then contracted to Adaliz, and contracted yet again to Aaliz, Alia, and Alix. The English then changed the spelling to Aeleis, Alys, and eventually to Alice.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Alecia, Alesha, Ali, Alisha, Alycia, Elisha, Licha

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Meanings and history of the name Alicia

Noble one.
Latinized form of Alice
Latinized form of Japanese name, Arisu

Famous real-life people named Alicia

Alicia Keys, American singer-songwriter
Alicia Banit, Australian actress
Alicia Sacramone, American gymnast
Alicia Josipovic, Canadian actress and dancer
Alicia Coppola (1968- ), notable actress
Alicia "Lecy" Goranson, American actress
Alicia Silverstone, American actress
Alicia Vikander, Swedish actress

Alicia in song, story & screen

Alicia Huberman: main character in Alfred Hitchcock's "Notorious"
Alicia's Diary, short story by Thomas Hardy
Alicia Botti, character in the children's television series Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends
Alicia Fennel, character in the television series Veronica Mars
Alicia Rivera, a character from The Clique series by Lisi Harrison
Alicia Florrick, the main character in The Good Wife
Alicia Edwards, adopted daughter of Isiah and Grace Edwards.

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