Alice: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Alice

Derived from the French names Aalis and Adelais that mean “noble,” this classic was made popular when a sleepy girl had a dream she was chasing a white rabbit. And one of our favorites might be the Alice who put up with six active kids on everyone’s favorite 70s sitcom The Brady Bunch.

Nicknames:

Ali, Ally, Lissie, Lissa.

Famous people named Alice:

Fictional character Alice Nelson from The Brady Bunch; fictional main character in Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland; women’s rights activist Alice Paul; writer of The Color Purple Alice Walker.

Fun facts:

This name was made famous in part by Queen Victoria, who named her daughter Princess Alice in 1843.

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