PRONOUNCED: AL-i-sən (English), a-lee-SAWN (French) [key]
Meaning & History
Norman French diminutive
). It was common in England and France in the Middle Ages, and was later revived in the 20th century.
OTHER LANGUAGES: Kalisha, Talisha (African American), Heidi (Danish), Aleid, Aleida, Alida (Dutch), Alli, Heidi (Finnish), Ada, Aleida, Aleit, Alida, Heida, Heidi (German), Ada, Alida (Hungarian), Ada (Italian), Heidi (Norwegian), Ada (Polish), Heidi (Swedish)
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