Alice: Meaning of girl name Alice

Pronunciation: [Al-ice]

Gender: Female

Meaning: Sweet

Origin: German

Noble, exalted. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872).

Variant Forms:

AleciaBeautiful Queen.FemaleEnglish
AliaPrincess Of The Academics.FemaleEnglish
AlisaOf The Nobility.FemaleSpanish
AliseOf The Nobility.FemaleSpanish
AlisonDiminutive Form Of Old German Alice, "Woman Of Noble Estate."Variants Include Aili, Alisann, Alisanne, Alisoun, Alisun, Allcen, Allcenne, Allicen, Allicenne, Allie, Allisann, Allisanne, Allison, Allisoun, Allsun, Ally, Allysann, Allysanne, AllyFemaleGerman
AlissaVariant Of Alice.FemaleEnglish
Alix"Noble." See Alexandra. Variants Include Alex, Alexa, Alexis, Aliki, Alissandre, Alissandrine, Lissandre.FemaleGerman
AlizHungarian Form Of Alice (Noble)FemaleHungarian
AlizeThe Clouds Of HeavenFemaleEnglish
AllieGreatest. A Variant Of Allah - The Supreme Being In The Muslim Faith.FemaleArabic
AllisonVariation Of Alice.FemaleFrench
ElkeNoble. Variant Of Alice.FemaleGerman
ElliDevoted To GodFemaleHebrew
EllieAbbreviation Of Eleanor And Ellen.FemaleEnglish

Famous People Named Alice:

Alice Roosevelt Longworth was the eldest child of President Theodore Roosevelt.

Alice Paul was a women’s rights activist and a key figure of the 20th century women’s suffrage movement.

Alice Munro is a Man Booker International Prize winning writer from Canada.

Alice James was an American diarist, known mainly for her posthumously published diary that she kept in her final years.

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