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Allison Meaning


What does Allison mean?

The name Allison is of German and French origin.

The meaning of Allison is "noble kind".

Allison is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced A-lli-son.

The Given Name Allison

Allison is a variant of Alison. See Alison for further details.

Allison is a fearless and chic name.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Wrap it up and take it home, Allison may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Allison Janney.

Allison Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 69 in baby name popularity for girls with 3,678 occurrences. It ranked 8,815 in baby name popularity for boys with 8 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 61 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,027 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Allison sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Allison Name Popularity Page.

Allison Related Names

Allison is a variant of Alison.

Famous Allisons

  • Allison ~ 1 hurricane, 2 storms
  • Allison Janney ~ Actress

Allison Numerology

What will your new littleAllison be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Allison Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Allison in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Allison.

Just for fun, see the name Allison in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Allison in Nautical Flags page.