Ali Name Meaning & Origin

Ali

Pronunciation: A-lee (key)

Origin of the name Allie:

A pet form of Alexandra (defender of mankind) and any of the various names beginning with the element Al-.

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Comments and insights on the name Ali: | Edit

I can't get past the fact that this is a very common man's name (in Arabic).

It' a a very cute pretty but strong female name

Ali, Ila and Lia are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

PRONOUNCED: AL-ee

Personal experiences with the name Ali: | Edit

I know a girl who's full name is Ali. Something to consider if you like Ali but not Alison or Alexandra.

My stepsister's name is Alison but everybody calls her Ali, except for her mom when she's mad at her..

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Meanings and history of the name Ali: | Edit

It's Arabic origin and means noble, sublime, elevated, exalted.

Diminutive of ALISON, ALEXANDRA or other names beginning with the same sound.

Famous real-life people named Ali: | Edit

Ali Larter (From the show Heroes)
Ali Fedotowsky (From the show The Bachelorette)
Ali Krieger (US Women's soccer player)
Ali Landry (American model and actress)
Ali MacGraw (American actress born in 1939)

Ali in song, story & screen: | Edit

Ali DiLaurentis (From the TV show Pretty Little Liars)

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