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Alis Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Alis is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Alis is "noble kind".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 9499  in baby name popularity for girls with 11 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Alis Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alis has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alis to other names.


The name Alice is a form of an Old French spelling of a greatly contracted version of the German name Adalheidis (possibly Adalheidis to Adelaide to Adeliz to Alice or Adalheidis to Adelais to Aalis to Alice).

Alice was considered a distinct name when it was revived in the 19th century. It is a form of Adelaide.

The name is derived from the Germanic elements adel meaning "noble" and heid meaning "kind or sort".

The name became popular through the books of Lewis Carrol, "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865) and "Alice Through the Looking Glass" (1872).

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Alis is a form of the name Alice.

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