What does Alison mean?
The name Alison is of German and French origin.
The meaning of Alison is "noble kind".
Alison is generally used as a girl's name.
It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-li-son.
The Given Name Alison
The name Alison was originally a dimunitive of the Norman French name Alis
, a form of the Old German origin name Alice
In French, it is common to add the suffix son meaning "little" to create a nickname.
Alison falls into the song name category.
Some famous bearers of this name include: Alison Sweeney.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 338
in baby name popularity for girls with 963 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 289 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,118 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
View the Alison Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Alison has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Alison to other names.
Alison Related Names
Alison is a form of Alice
Variants of the name Alison include Alisson, Allison, Allisson, Alllison, Allyson, Alysson.
The names Alasan, Aleson, Aliceson, Aliceyn, Allisa, Alyson, Alysoun are all forms of Alison.
Alison has the diminutives (nicknames) Alley, Alli, Allie, Ally.
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Alison Name Fun
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