Alison: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Alison

Alison

Pronunciation: A-li-sən (key)

Origin of the name Alison:

A matronymic meaning "son of Alice." . Var: Alisson, Allison, Allisson, Alyson. Short: Ali, Alli, Allie. Pet: Lissi, Lissie.

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my teacher name is alison and she is a great teacher shes my favourite teacher ive had!

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i alot of alisons and im glade i have a lot of friends named alison its fun to when u call one and at least three come! my grandma was named alison and she pasted away when i was five so i really like the name alison :)

Nicknames for Alison: | Edit

A, Allie, Ali, Ally, Al, Aly, alice, alal

Meanings and history of the name Alison: | Edit

Alison is the French and German diminutive of Alice.

Famous real-life people named Alison: | Edit

Alison Arngrim, American actress
Alison Braden, Canadian water polo player
Alison Brie, American actress
Alisyn Camerota, American television news anchor
Alison Doody, actress
Alison Eastwood, American actress and businesswoman
Allison Fisher, snooker champion
Alison Forman, Australian footballer
Alison Goldfrapp, English musician
Ali Hewson, campaign worker & wife of U2's lead singer Bono
Allison Iraheta, American Idol contestant
Allison Janney, American actress
Alison Kennedy, Scottish author
Alison King, English actress, Carla Connor in Coronation Street
Alison Krauss, American musician
Alison Lohman, American actress
Alison Mac, British actress
Alison Moyet, English singer and actress
Alison Pill, Canadian actress
Alison Richard, Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University
Alison Rowatt, Scottish field hockey midfielder
Alison Sweeney, American actress
Alison Sudol, American musician

Alison in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Alison" by Elvis Costello
"Alison's Starting to Happen" by the Lemonheads
"Alison Road" by Gin Blossoms
"Alison" by the Pixies
Alison DiLaurentis, character in the Pretty Little Liars TV series

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