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Allison

Allison is a version of the French name Alice, meaning “noble.” It’s an extremely popular name choice for girls in the U.S. that sounds not too trendy but not too “vintage” either. It also comes with the cute nickname, Ally.

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Origin

  • English: Noble, of the nobility; diminutive of Alice
  • German: Noble, of the nobility; diminutive of Alice

Nicknames

Allie, Ali

Syllables

3

International Variations

Allie, Ali

Themes

Surname

Alternate Spellings

Alyssa, Alys, Allyson, Alise, Ailisa

Famous Namesakes

Actress Allison Janney, Actress Alison Sweeney

Celebrity Babies

Daughter of Clint Eastwood, Daughter of Sally Jesse Raphael, Daughter of Tom Berenger, Daughter of Heather Menzies and Robert Urich

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