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Gender: Female Origin of Alpha: Greek, first letter of the alphabet

The name Alpha is a girl's name of Greek origin. Alpha and is often added to lists like Space Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

The first letter of the Greek alphabet ande the brightest star in every constellation, this would make an interesting choice for a first daughter, though it does give off some spectral sci-fi reverberations--and references to the term "alpha male.".

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Famous People Named Alpha

Pop Culture References for the name Alpha

Alpha, character on TV's Dollhouse
Alpha, a character in TTA: Tv Tome Adventures
Alpha "Ally", character in Every Soul A Star
Alpha, female villain in The Walking Dead comics
Alpha, character in DC Comics
Alpha, character in Marvel Comics
Alpha the Ultimate Mutant, character in Marvel Comics
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, 2014 video game

Aphia, Alfa, Aphra


AldabellaxWulfe Says:


The terms 'Alpha Male' and 'Alpha Dog Dominant' stops me from seeing this as a viable option for both girls and boys. Those connotations are way too manly for a girl and, in all honesty, set up far too high of a manly expectation for a boy who might not want to be like that. So, for me, this name is a no go, but I reckon it'd make for a pretty interesting middle name.

bellerose Says:


I think it's an absolutely beautiful name! I'am totally love it!