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Alice

Origin: Kenya
gender-female
Region Origin: Eastern Africa

The name Alice is a female given name with origins in Old French and Latin, deriving from the Old French word "aliser," which means "to esteem, like, or compare." Alice is also a short form of the Greek name Alexandra, which is derived from the masculine name Alexandros. Both names break down into alexo meaning "to defend" and ander meaning "man," making Alice and Alexandra mean "defender" and "defender of man," respectively. The name Alice has a rich history, with notable people bearing the name throughout the centuries. In literature, Alice is the main character in Lewis Carroll's beloved children's novel "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland". Alice has seen fluctuations in popularity over the years, with its popularity decreasing after Amazon chose the name for its voice service in 2016. Despite this, Alice remains a classic and timeless name, favored by many parents for its strong meaning and associations with both literature and technological innovation.

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