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Gender: Female Meaning of Dixie: "tenth" Origin of Dixie: Latin

The name Dixie is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "tenth". Dixie and is often added to lists like Bad Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Octuplet Game - Girls!".

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A saucy showgirl, wisecracking waitress kind of name, Dixie can also be considered a place name, although it won't be found on any map, being a generic term for the whole American South (coming from either the ten-dollar bills used in French-speaking New Orleans, which came to be called dixies, or else from the Mason-Dixon line). Dixie, which had been as high as Number 167 in the late 1930s, jumped back onto the popularity list in 2007.

Dixie Carter was a TV actress best known for playing Julia Sugarbaker in the sitcom Designing Women, and the name is also associated with the country music band The Dixie Chicks.

Kings of Leon frontman Caleb Followill and wife Lily Aldridge named their daughter Dixie Pearl in 2012.

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Famous People Named Dixie

Dixie Virginia Carter, American actress
Dixie Carter, American pro wrestling promoter of TNA
Dixie Lucile Reiniger Willson, American children's author
Dixie Isabel Willis, Australian Olympic distance runner
Dixie Nann Griffith, daughter of actor Andy Griffith
Dixie Mooney (b. 2000), daughter of late drummer Tim Mooney of Sun Kil Moon
Dixie Pearl Followill (b. 2012), daughter of supermodel Lily Aldridge and musician Caleb Followill

Pop Culture References for the name Dixie

Dixie Cooney-Martin, character on American soap "All My Children"
Kathleen "Dixie" Dixon, paramedic on British TV series "Casualty"
Dixie, taxi driver on TV's "Pee-wee's Playhouse"
Dixie, male mouse in animated series "Pixie and Dixie and Mr. Jinks"
Dixie Kong, monkey in the Donkey Kong video game series
Dixie McCall, nurse on TV's "Emergency!"
Dixie Clemets, character in the Rumble Roses video game series
"Because of Winn-Dixie," children's book and movie about a dog named Winn-Dixie
Winn-Dixie, U.S. grocery store chain
"Hart of Dixie," TV series
The Dixie Chicks, country music band
Dixie cups
"Dixie," a war hymn during the Civil War, and has since represented the Confederate legacy and southern identity more than any other song

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