Alys - girls name

Alys name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Alys name meaning:

The name Alys is a variant of the name Alice, which has Germanic origins. It is derived from the Old High German name Adalheidis, which is composed of the elements "adal," meaning "noble," and "heid," meaning "kind" or "type." Therefore, the name Alys can be interpreted to mean "noble kind" or "noble type."

Alys is a simple and elegant name that has a timeless appeal. It carries a sense of grace, sophistication, and refinement. Girls with the name Alys are often associated with qualities such as intelligence, charm, and a strong sense of individuality. They are usually admired for their elegance and noble demeanor.

In addition, the name Alys has a rich history and has been borne by many notable individuals throughout time. The name's meaning and its association with nobility make it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that exudes elegance and class.

Origin: Celtic


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Overall UK ranking: 449 out of 5581

97 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Wales (38)
  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Alys

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