Alison: baby girl name meaning and popularity


An Old French name, Alison derives from Alice and Adelaide and means “noble.” And although your Alison may not behave entirely like a “noble” when she’s a tantrum-throwing toddler, it’s still a cute name with equally adorable nicknames.


Ali, Allie, Ally.

Famous people named Alison:

Musician Alison Krauss; actresses Alison Brie, Alison Pill, Alison (Ali) Larter; dancer Alison Holker; singer and actress Alison Sudol; gymnast, model and actress Alison Carroll; daughter of actor Clint Eastwood; Olympic volleyball player Alison Cerutti; Alison Hewson, wife to U2’s Bono.

Fun fact:

There are many variations of the name, including Alisson, Allyson, Alyson, Alysson, Alicen and Alycen.

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