Allie Name Meaning & Origin

Allie

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-.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Ali, Allison, Ally

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A nickname for any name beginning with "Al," especially Allison and Alexandra. Occasionally used as a name in its own right.

I think of an alley.

That's right up your alley!

Allie and Leila are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: AL-ee
VARIANTS: Alex, Alexa, Ali, Ally, Lexa, Lexi, Lexie, Lexine, Lexy, Sandy, Zandra, Alexina, Alyx, Sandie
DIMINUTIVE: Lexa
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kalisha, Talisha (African American), Adalheidis, Adelais, Adela, Adelina (Ancient Germanic), Alexandra (Ancient Greek), Aleksandra, Aleksandrina (Bulgarian), Alícia (Catalan), Aleksandra, Sanda, Sandra, Saša (Croatian), Alexandra, Adéla (Czech), Alexandra, Sandra (Danish), Adelheid, Alexandra, Aleid, Aleida, Alex, Alida, Sandra, Xandra (Dutch), Aleksandra (Estonian), Aliisa, Alisa, Alli, Sandra (Finnish), Adélaïde, Alexandra, Alexandrine, Alice, Alison, Alix, Adèle, Alexandrie, Sacha, Sandra, Sandrine (French), Adelheid, Alexandra, Alexandrine, Ada, Aleida, Alida, Heida, Heidi, Sandra, Sascha (German), Alexandra (Greek), Alexandra (Greek Mythology), Adelaida, Alexandra, Aliz, Ada, Adél, Alida, Alíz, Szandra (Hungarian), Ailís, Alastríona (Irish), Adelaide, Alessandra, Alice, Alessa, Sandra (Italian), Alise, Sandra (Latvian), Sandra (Lithuanian), Aleit (Low German), Aleksandra, Sandra, Sashka (Macedonian), Aalis (Medieval French), Alexandra, Sandra (Norwegian), Adelajda, Aleksandra, Alicja, Ada, Adela, Ola (Polish), Adelaide, Alexandra, Alexandrina, Alice, Alícia, Sandra (Portuguese), Alexandra, Adela, Sanda, Sandra (Romanian), Aleksandra, Alexandra, Alisa, Aleksandrina, Sasha, Shura (Russian), Aileas, Saundra (Scottish), Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša (Serbian), Alexandra, Alica (Slovak), Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša (Slovene), Adelaida, Alejandra, Alicia, Adela, Ale, Alexandra (Spanish), Alexandra, Sandra, Sassa (Swedish), Oleksandra, Lesya (Ukrainian), Alis (Welsh)

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Nicknames for Allie: | Edit

Al - especially good for a tomboy

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There were approximately 80 names in the US top 1000 in 2006 that could take the nickname Allie, giving approximately 70,000 girls born in 2006 who could be called Allie

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

Famous real-life people named Allie: | Edit

Allie DiMeco, actress
Ally Walker, actress
Allie, contestant on the Biggest Loser (pink team)

Allie in song, story & screen: | Edit

Allie Hamilton/Calhoun - The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Allie Finkle's Rules for Girls, book
'Kate & Allie' - sitcom aired in the 1980s about two independent women named Kate and Allie
Ally McBeal - television series
"Allie", song by Patrick Stump

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