What is the meaning of the name Alabama?

The name Alabama is primarily a gender-neutral name of Native American - Choctaw origin that means Thicket Clearers.

Alabama is a U.S. state and a rock band of the same name.

The name comes from the Native American Choctaw name "Albaamu" - a name they gave to themselves to indicate their work. It is derived from the words albah (plants) + amo (to clear).

Different Spellings of the name Alabama:


People who like the name Alabama also like:

Aaron, Jackson, Mason, Andrew, August, Aidan, Asher, Scarlett, Violet, Aurora, Anastasia, Amelia, Charlotte, Alaska

Names like Alabama:

Alpine, Alvan, Albion, Albin, Aliphine, Alvina, Ailpein, Albane, Albany, Albena, Alafin, Alpin, Albinia, Albana, Alban, Alpana, Alvin, Albina

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Alabama Luella Barker - daughter of Shanna Moakler and Travis Barker , born 2005

Stats for the Name Alabama

checkmark Alabama is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
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Potential drawbacks of using the name Alabama:

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1. Potential for teasing or bullying due to the association with the state name.
2. Difficulty in finding personalized items or souvenirs with the child's name on them.
3. Mispronunciation or misspelling of the name by others.
4. Limited flexibility in choosing a nickname or alternative name, as Alabama is already a unique and distinct name.
5. Potential confusion or assumptions about the child's background or heritage based on their name.