Even though Allison is derived from the classic Alice, which came from the Greek word aletheia meaning “truth,” she might have a hard time telling the truth when it comes to admitting that she ate your hidden stash of chocolate. After all, isn’t sneaking candy and then lying about it what all kids do?
Ally, Allie, Al.
Famous people named Allison:
Girls star Allison Williams; actress Allison Janney; fictional character Allison Reynolds from The Breakfast Club.
The name is often spelled with variations such as Alyson and Alison, and has a popular nickname.