Gender Feminine & Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈæl.ᵻ.sən/  [key·simplify]

Meaning & History

From the middle of the 20th century this has primarily been used as a variant of the feminine name Alison 1. However, prior to that it was used as an uncommon masculine name, derived from the English and Scottish surname Allison.

Related Names

DiminutivesAli, Allie, Ally
Other Languages & CulturesAlisa(Bosnian) Alícia(Catalan) Alice(Czech) Alice(Danish) Alice, Adelheid(Dutch) Aliisa, Alisa, Alli, Iisa(Finnish) Adélaïde, Alice, Alicia, Alison, Alix(French) Alisa(Georgian) Adelheid, Alice(German) Adalhaid, Adalheidis, Adelais, Ada(Germanic) Aliki, Kiki(Greek) Aliz, Alíz(Hungarian) Ailís, Ailish(Irish) Adelaide, Alice(Italian) Alise(Latvian) Aalis(Medieval French) Alice(Norwegian) Azalaïs(Occitan) Adelajda, Alicja(Polish) Adelaide, Alice, Alícia(Portuguese) Alisa(Russian) Aileas, Ailis(Scottish Gaelic) Alica(Slovak) Adelaida, Alicia(Spanish) Alice, Alicia(Swedish) Alisa(Ukrainian) Alis(Welsh)

People think this name is

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Entry updated April 23, 2024