Alice \a-li-ce\ as a girl's name is pronounced AL-iss. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Alice is "noble, exalted". Variant of the Old French name Adeliz, from Adelaide. Made famous by the heroine in Lewis Carroll's "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Through the Looking Glass" (1872), who was based on his child friend Alice Lidell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford. Ballerina Alicia Markova; writers Alice Walker, Alice Sebold; actresses Ali McGraw, Ally Sheedy, Alicia Silverstone; singer Alicia Keys.
Alice has 100 variant forms: Adelice, Adelisa, Ailie, Aillie, Allis, Ala, Alais, Alaisa, Aleceea, Alecia, Aleece, Aleetheea, Aleethia, Ali, Alica, Alicah, Alicea, Alicen, Alicia, Alidee, Alie, Alika, Alikah, Aliki, Alis, Alisa, Alisah, Alisan, Alisann, Alisanne, Alise, Alisha, Alison, Alissa, Alisz, Alitheea, Alitia, Aliz, Alla, Allecia, Alleece, Alleece, Alleeceea, Alles, Alless, Allie, Allice, Allecia, Alleece, Alleeceea, Alles, Alless, Alli, Allice, Allicea, Allie, Allis, Allison, Alliss, Allissa, Allisun, Allisunne, Allsun, Ally, Allyce, Allyceea, Allys, Allyse, Allysia, Allysiah, Allyson, Allyssa, Allysson, Alyce, Alyceea, Alys, Alysa, Alyse, Alysia, Alyson, Alyss, Alyssa, Elissa, Elke, Elli, Ellie, Ellissa, Ellsa, Elsa, Illyssa, Ilysa, Ilysah, Ilyssa, Ilysse, Leece, Leese, Licha, Lichah, Lissa and Lyssa.