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Gender: Female Meaning of Alabama: "vegetation gatherers" Origin of Alabama: Place-name; Choctaw

The name Alabama is a girl's name of Choctaw origin meaning "vegetation gatherers". Alabama and is often added to lists like Middle Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Love, Like, Lose -- Outlandish/Guilty Pleasures edition!".

From the experts:

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 Faulkner, daughter 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 Boatman, daughter of actor Ross Boatman
Roxy Alabama Weston, daughter of TV/radio presenter Roz Weston

Pop Culture References for the name Alabama

Alabama Beggs, main character of Zelda Fitzgerald's semi-autobiographical novel 'Save Me the Waltz' (1932)
Alabama Whitman, main character in movie "True Romance," played by Patricia Arquette
Alabama Shakes, Grammy-winning blues rock band