Alison - girls name

Alison name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 75%

Alison name meaning:

The name Alison is derived from the medieval French name Alisun, which itself is a form of the name Alice. The name Alice has ancient Germanic origins and means "noble" or "of noble birth." Therefore, the name Alison carries a similar meaning, signifying a person of noble character or high social status.

People named Alison often possess qualities such as strength, elegance, and grace. They are usually charismatic individuals who exude confidence and have a natural ability to lead. Alisons are known for their intelligence and wisdom, and their noble nature often drives them to strive for excellence in all areas of life. They have a strong sense of justice and fairness, and are willing to stand up for what they believe in, making them formidable fighters for social causes.

Overall, the name Alison represents a person with noble qualities, holding the potential for great achievements and contributing positively to the world around them.

Origin: German

Noble, kind.

Related names

Alison , Ailie , Ali , Allie , Allison

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Overall UK ranking: 1402 out of 5581

22 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (792)

Historical popularity of Alison

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