Looking for baby names that contain the word ICE?
If so, here’s a long list of options to choose from!
Top baby names with ICE
First, a quick rundown of the most popular names with the letter sequence “i-c-e,” according to the current U.S. baby name data.
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Now here are the same names again, but this time around I’ve added definitions, variant forms/spellings, and links to popularity graphs.
The name Alice comes from the Germanic name Adalheidis, meaning “noble character” or “nobleness.”
The name Beatrice, the Italian form of the Latin name Beatrix, comes from the Latin word viator, meaning “traveler, voyager.”
Bernice + Berenice
The name Berenice comes from the ancient Greek name Pherenike, which is made up of elements meaning “to bring” and “victory.”
The name Bernice is a contracted form of Berenice.
Bernice is also sometimes spelled Burnice.
Brice + Bricen
The names Brice and Bricen may come from a Gaulish name meaning “speckled.”
The name Candice is a variant spelling of Candace, a Latinized form of kandake, the title used by ancient queens of the Kingdom of Kush (Ethiopia).
The name is also sometimes spelled Kandice.
The name Eunice is made up of ancient Greek elements meaning “good” and “victory.”
Jaice + Jaiceon
The modern names Jaice and Jaiceon were inspired by the sound of the traditional name Jason.
The name Janice is an elaborated form of Jane, which is a feminine form of John, which ultimately comes from the Hebrew name Yochanan, meaning “Yahweh is gracious.”
The name is also sometimes spelled Jannice, or Yanice (which reflects the Spanish pronunciation).
The word-name Justice, which is relatively gender-neutral, refers to the state of being fair and just. It ultimately comes from the Latin word iustus, meaning “just.”
Like Jaice and Jaiceon, Kaicen is a modern name inspired by the sound of names like Jason and Mason.
The Spanish name Maricela represents a combination of the names María and Celia. It could also be considered a form of Marisela, which comes from Marisa, a combination of María and Luisa.
The name is also sometimes spelled Maricella.
The name Maurice comes from the Latin name Maurus, meaning “Moorish.”
The name is also sometimes spelled Marice, Morice, and Mourice.
The name Millicent is made up of two Germanic elements, the first of which may refer to the Amal dynasty (of the Goths), the second of which means “strong.”
The name is also sometimes spelled Milicent and Mellicent.
The name Price comes from a surname that has several possible derivations, such as the Welsh patronymic ap Rhys (meaning “son of Rhys”) and the Middle English nickname Price (which referred to a highly valued person).
The name Ulices is a variant spelling of the name Ulises, the Spanish form of Ulysses, which comes from the ancient Greek name Odysseus (of unknown derivation).
The name Vicente is the Spanish form of Vincent, which comes from the Latin verb vincere, meaning “to conquer.”
The feminine form of the name is Vicenta. The name is also sometimes spelled Bicente (reflecting the Spanish pronunciation).
More names with ICE
So, what other names have ICE in them? Here are some less-common choices. (Most of these come directly from the SSA’s baby name data.)
- Aniceta, Aniceto
- Aricela, Aricella
- Briceida, Briceyda
- Bricelyn, Bricelynn
- Caprice, Kaprice
- Catrice, Katrice
- Cicely, Sicely
- Cicera, Cicero
- Clarice, Clairice
- Denice, Dennice
- Donice, Donnice
- Elice, Ellice
- Gicel, Gicelle
- Glenice, Glennice
- Icelene, Icelean
- Icelyn, Icelynn
- Ices, Icess, Iceis, Icesis
…And, for those of you who are primarily interested in names that start with ICE, here are some extra ideas (gleaned from U.S. vital records, censuses, etc.):
Icea, Iceal, Icealene, Icealia, Iceda, Icedra, Icedoria, Icee, Icelane, Icele, Icelea, Icelee, Iceleen, Icelena, Icelenn, Iceletta, Icelia, Icelin, Iceline, Icella, Icelle, Icelo, Icelona, Icelya, Icema, Icen, Icena, Icenia, Icenora, Icepearl, Icerene, Icerica, Icerine, Icerra, Icesa, Icesse, Icetta, Icette, Icevilla, Icevinda
Now, back to the list…
- Jaicee, Jaicey
- Jenice, Genice
- Kaicee, Kaicey
- Kalice, Calice
- Laicee, Laicey
- Lenice, Lennice
- Liceria, Licerio
- Licet, Licette
- Maicee, Maicey
- Markice, Marquice
- Olice, Ollice
- Ronice, Ronnice
- Shalice, Chalice
- Shanice, Chanice
- Shandice, Chandice
- Shantrice, Chantrice
- Sharice, Charice
- Sharnice, Charnice
- Shatrice, Chatrice
- Shaunice, Shawnice, Seanice
- Shauntrice, Shawntrice
- Shaurice, Chaurice
- Shenice, Chenice
- Sherice, Sherrice, Cherice, Cherrice
- Terice, Terrice
Some of the above are non-traditional spellings of more common names, such as Araceli, Demetrius, Isis, and Wallace.
Finally, if you’d like to check out popularity graphs for any of the names in this post, just look below for the long list of tags. Each tag is a name, so just find the name you’re interested in and click through. The graph will take a moment to load — it’s grabbing a lot of data — but it will allow you to see at a glance the name’s current and historical U.S. usage.
- Behind the Name
- Online Etymology Dictionary
- Hanks, Patrick. (Ed.) Dictionary of American Family Names. New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.
Images by Akira Hojo and Alekon pictures on Unsplash
P.S. Two more names that have an association with ice — “ice” as in the slang term for diamonds (as opposed to the solid state of water) — are Eliantte and Avianne.