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Gender: Female

Origin: English, Germanic

Meaning: Alice, Noble or exalted.

Pronunciation: uh-li-suhn, əˈlaɪsən, AE L IH S AH N

Popularity Rank: #1,104

On this page:

  • 1. Alison Meaning
  • 2. Alison Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Alison
  • 4. Translations of Alison
  • 5. Alison Name Popularity
  • 6. Alison popularity in U.S.
  • 7. Famous People with Name Alison
  • 8. Nicknames for Alison
  • 9. Alison Name Poster
  • 10. Names similar to Alison

Alison Meaning

The name Alison is of Germanic origin and means 'noble' or 'exalted'. It is derived from the name Alice. Alison is a classic and timeless name that symbolizes strength and grace.

Alison also means "Alice, Noble or exalted.".

Alison is commonly found in United Kingdom, United States of America, France, and 90 more countries.

Alison Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: uh-li-suhn

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): əˈlaɪsən

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: AE L IH S AH N

AE: Pronounce as in "cat" (K AE T)

L: Pronounce as in "let" (L EH T)

IH: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

S: Pronounce as in "sit" (S IH T)

AH: Pronounce as in "but" (B AH T)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Alison Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Alison is recorded 59,176 times globally, ranking it as the 1,104th most common name worldwide.

Alison is most prevalent in United Kingdom, with 22,090 occurrences, making it the 99th most popular name in the country.

In United Kingdom, the name Alison is found among 1 in every 25 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Alison Popularity by Country

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United Kingdom#991 : 25
United States of America#6061 : 198
France#5271 : 216
Colombia#8351 : 511
Brazil#4931 : 350
Mexico#8601 : 469
Ireland#1941 : 58
Canada#3451 : 221
South Africa#1,6301 : 1,855
Chile#6451 : 489
Bolivia#4131 : 289
Peru#9031 : 852
Belgium#6881 : 353
Italy#2,5081 : 1,631
Hong Kong#5511 : 661
Spain#1,8481 : 1,318
Guatemala#5311 : 471
Uruguay#5171 : 293
Costa Rica#6051 : 350
Singapore#1,0191 : 1,601
Malaysia#3,5211 : 5,671
Nigeria#3,3751 : 4,733
Panama#9121 : 943
Malta#1221 : 145
Switzerland#1,3661 : 1,186
Netherlands#3,6721 : 2,831
United Arab Emirates#5,6481 : 8,090
China#6151 : 1,301
Argentina#1,6381 : 2,097
Germany#4,3881 : 4,074
Ecuador#5111 : 683
Saudi Arabia#24,4531 : 36,152
Portugal#1,5411 : 2,063
Taiwan#1,0191 : 3,324
Mauritius#1,3901 : 1,889
Russia#6,4201 : 6,562
Jamaica#8971 : 1,496
Macao#1,3991 : 2,645
Israel#8,2781 : 8,754
Qatar#7,2411 : 12,834
Cameroon#4,5461 : 11,862
Oman#13,1611 : 20,420
Palestine#8,6831 : 10,374
Turkey#18,8051 : 34,882
Algeria#23,6121 : 47,516
Kuwait#11,5851 : 22,647
Luxembourg#9331 : 1,296
Philippines#3,2771 : 8,671
Egypt#50,4681 : 84,963
Cyprus#7391 : 1,196

List of countries the name Alison is rarely found

  • Bangladesh: 19 occurrences
  • Morocco:18 occurrences
  • Denmark: 17 occurrences
  • Greece: 17 occurrences
  • Sweden: 17 occurrences
  • Bahrain:15 occurrences
  • Japan: 15 occurrences
  • Norway: 15 occurrences
  • Tunisia:14 occurrences
  • Croatia: 12 occurrences
  • Austria:11 occurrences
  • Poland: 11 occurrences
  • Botswana:10 occurrences
  • India: 10 occurrences
  • Kazakhstan:10 occurrences
  • Namibia:10 occurrences
  • Ghana:9 occurrences
  • Czechia: 8 occurrences
  • Finland: 8 occurrences
  • Sudan:8 occurrences
  • Brunei Darussalam: 7 occurrences
  • Iraq:7 occurrences
  • Jordan:7 occurrences
  • Puerto Rico:7 occurrences
  • Lebanon:6 occurrences
  • Libya:6 occurrences
  • Syrian Arab Republic:6 occurrences
  • Angola:5 occurrences
  • Iran: 5 occurrences
  • Albania: 4 occurrences
  • Bulgaria: 3 occurrences
  • Serbia: 3 occurrences
  • Maldives: 2 occurrences
  • Slovenia: 2 occurrences
  • El Salvador:2 occurrences
  • Yemen:2 occurrences
  • Azerbaijan:1 occurrences
  • Fiji:1 occurrences
  • Georgia:1 occurrences
  • Honduras:1 occurrences
  • Indonesia: 1 occurrences
  • Iceland:1 occurrences
  • Moldova: 1 occurrences

Alison popularity in U.S.


This chart displays the ranking of the name Alison from 1980 to 2023, based on the most recent data from the U.S. Social Security Administration.

Famous People with Name Alison

  • Alison Acheson is a Writer from Canada.
  • Alison Adam is a Historian from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Adburgham is a Journalist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Anderson is a Politician from Australia.
  • Alison Appleton is a Ceramic from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Aprhys is a Journalist from Australia.
  • Alison Ariotti is a Presenter from Australia.
  • Alison Armitage is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Arngrim is a Actor from US.
  • Alison Assiter is a Feminist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Aune is a Artist from US.
  • Alison Bai is a Player from Australia.
  • Alison Bailey is a Professor.
  • Alison Baird is a Writer from Canada.
  • Alison Baker (racewalker)
    Alison Baker (racewalker) is a Athletic from Canada.
  • Alison Baker (writer)
    Alison Baker (writer) is a Writer from US.
  • Alison Bales is a Basket from US.
  • Alison Balsom is a Trumpet from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Barros Moraes is a Football from Brazil.
  • Alison Bartlett-O'Reilly
    Alison Bartlett-O'Reilly is a Actor from US.
  • Alison Bartosik is a Swimmer from US.
  • Alison Bashford is a Historian from Australia.
  • Alison Bass is a Journalist from US.
  • Alison Bauld is a Writer from Australia.
  • Alison Bechdel is a Cartoonist from US.
  • Alison Becker is a Comedian from US.
  • Alison Becker Chase is a Choreographer from US.
  • Alison Begbie is a Daughter from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Bell (actress)
    Alison Bell (actress) is a Actor from Australia.
  • Alison Bell (bowls)
    Alison Bell (bowls) is a Bowler from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Bell (journalist)
    Alison Bell (journalist) is a Journalist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Bethel-McKenzie
    Alison Bethel-McKenzie is a Journalist from US.
  • Alison Bettles is a Actor from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Betts is a Archaeologist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Bielski is a Poet from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Blomfield Pickmere is a Painter from New Zealand.
  • Alison Blunt is a Composer.
  • Alison Boden is a Dean.
  • Alison Bonner is a Rower from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Booker is a Journalist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Booth is a Economist from Australia.
  • Alison Borrows is a Canoe from Australia.
  • Alison Brackenbury is a Poet from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Braden is a Polo from Canada.
  • Alison Brading is a Physiologist from United Kingdom.
  • Alison Bradley is a Player from US.
  • Alison Brady is a Photographer from US.
  • Alison Branfield is a Badminton from New Zealand.
  • Alison Breitman is a Singer from US.
  • Alison Brewer is a Hockey from US.

Nicknames for Alison

AliCat, Sunny Ali, Allee, AllyPop, AliGator, Alibye, AliPetal, AllyCat, Alligator Ali, Alivine

Alison Name Poster

Alison Name Poster

Names similar to Alison

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