Meaning:of noble kind


Pronunciation:a lih sun

Variations:Allison, Alicen, Alisson, Allyson, Alycen Alyson, Alysson

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About Alison

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Alison is a traditional name that will always be popular with parents the world over and is a great choice for any baby girl.

Detailed Meaning

Alison is an Old German name that was originally derived from the name Alice. It is commonly shortened to Ali, or Ally.

Famous People With This Name

Alison Steadman is an English actress best known for her role in “Pride and Prejudice,” “Gavin and Stacey,” and “Orphan Black.” Alison Riske is an American tennis player. Alison Carroll is an English gymnast, model and actress who also served as the model for the video game character, Lara Croft.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames for Alison include Ali or Ally.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Alicen, Alisson, Allison, Allyson, Alycen Alyson and Alysson.

Stories Featuring This Name

Alison DiLaurentis is a character from the television show “Pretty Little Liars.” Alison Hendrix is a character from the BBC America sci-fi show “Orphan Black.” Alison Humphrey is a character from the television show “Gossip Girl.”

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