Name: Alabama

Origin and Meaning of the Name Alabama

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, perhaps "plant gatherers"
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (a la BAM ah)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Alabama)
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Miscellaneous Info for Alabama

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Alabama is a state in the southern U.S. The name "Alabama" is perhaps derived from a Choctaw term meaning "plant gatherers" or "thicket clearers."

    Blink 182 drummer Travis Barker and his wife Shannon Moakler named their daughter Alabama.

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Popularity Rank of Alabama (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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