Alison

Pronunciation: a-hle-e-so-hn
Origin: Scotland
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Alison is a gender-neutral name of Scottish or German origin, meaning "noble" or "exalted". It is derived from the medieval French nickname for Alis, an old form of Alice, and is often used as a diminutive of Alice. The name was popular in England, Scotland, and France during the Middle Ages and was later revived in England in the 20th century via Scotland. While it is primarily considered a feminine name in the United States, Alison is a unisex given name in English-speaking countries and is used for both boys and girls.

Alison Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Alison is currently #510 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Alison is currently #277 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Alison is currently #503 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Alison is currently #277 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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