Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. AL-ee
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of Alison, Alexandra and other names beginning with the same sound. After a 34-year absence from the American top 1000 chart this name began growing in popularity after the premiere of the sitcom Kate and Allie in 1984.

Related Names

DiminutiveLexa
Masculine FormAlexander
Other Languages & CulturesAdalheidis, Adelais, Ada(Ancient Germanic) Alexandra(Ancient Greek) Aliaksandra, Alesya(Belarusian) Alisa(Bosnian) Aleksandra, Aleksandrina, Asya, Sashka(Bulgarian) Alexandra, Alícia(Catalan) Aleksandra, Sanda, Sandra, Saša(Croatian) Alexandra, Alice, Sandra(Czech) Alexandra, Alice, Sandra(Danish) Alexandra, Alice, Ada, Adelheid, Aleid, Aleida, Alex, Alida, Sandra, Xandra(Dutch) Aleksandra(Estonian) Aleksandra, Aliisa, Alisa, Aada, Ada, Alli, Iisa(Finnish) Adélaïde, Alexandra, Alice, Alicia, Alison, Alix, Alexandrie, Alexandrine, Sacha, Sandra, Sandrine, Sasha(French) Aleksandra, Alisa(Georgian) Adelheid, Alexandra, Alice, Ada, Alexa, Alida, Heida, Heide, Heidi, Sandra, Sascha(German) Alexandra, Aliki, Aleka, Kiki(Greek) Alexandra(Greek Mythology) Alexandra, Aliz, Ada, Alexa, Alíz, Szandra(Hungarian) Alexandra, Sandra(Icelandic) Ailís, Ailish, Alastríona(Irish) Adelaide, Alessandra, Alice, Ada, Alessa, Alexandra, Sandra(Italian) Aleksandra, Alise, Sanda, Sandra, Santa(Latvian) Aleksandra, Sandra(Lithuanian) Aleksandra, Sandra, Sashka, Saška(Macedonian) Aalis(Medieval French) Alexandra, Alice, Ada, Sandra(Norwegian) Azalaïs(Occitan) Adelajda, Aleksandra, Alicja, Ada, Ola, Sandra(Polish) Adelaide, Alexandra, Alexandrina, Alice, Alícia, Sandra(Portuguese) Alexandra, Alexandrina, Andra, Sanda, Sandra(Romanian) Aleksandra, Alexandra, Alisa, Aleks, Aleksandrina, Alesya, Alya, Asya, Olesya, Sanya, Sasha, Sashenka, Shura(Russian) Aileas, Ailis(Scottish Gaelic) Aleksandra, Sandra, Saša(Serbian) Alexandra, Alica(Slovak) Aleksandra, Alja, Sandra, Saša, Saška(Slovene) Adelaida, Alejandra, Alicia, Ada, Ale, Alexandra, Sandra(Spanish) Alexandra, Alice, Alicia, Sandra, Sassa(Swedish) Aleksandra, Alexandra, Alisa, Oleksandra, Aleks, Lesya, Olesya, Sasha(Ukrainian) Alis(Welsh)
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Entry updated January 21, 2022