Place-name; Choctaw
"vegetation gatherers"

Alabama Origin and Meaning

The name Alabama is a girl's name of Choctaw origin meaning "vegetation gatherers".

Alabama is a hot southern place-name, picking up from Georgia and Savannah. This is not a geographical name come lately, though--there have been girls named Alabama dating back well over a century.

Hip couple Drea de Matteo and Shooter Jennings named their daughter Alabama Gypsy Rose, and rocker Travis Barker has an Alabama Louella.

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Famous People Named Alabama

  • Alabama Faulknerdaughter of novelist William Faulkner
  • Alabama Luella Barker (b. 2005)daughter of drummer Travis Barker and former Miss USA Shanna Moakler
  • Alabama Gypsy Rose Jennings (b. 2007)daughter of actress Drea de Matteo and Shooter Jennings
  • Alabama Zoe Gaskill (b. 2005)daughter of actor Brian Gaskill
  • Alabama Rose Boatmandaughter of actor Ross Boatman
  • Roxy Alabama Westondaughter of TV/radio presenter Roz Weston

Alabama in Pop Culture

  • Alabama Beggsmain character of Zelda Fitzgerald's semi,autobiographical novel "Save Me the Waltz" (1932)
  • Alabama Worleymain character in movie "True Romance," played by Patricia Arquette
  • Alabama ShakesGrammy,winning blues rock band
  • Alabamastate of the southern USA