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Pronunciation

æləsən

Origin

English

Meaning

Sharing French and German origins, this is the more contemporary version of the girl’s name Alison. Even though the name Allison first emerged in medieval times, it’s still remarkably popular in Scotland. Allison has enjoyed a recent boost in popularity, along with several alternative spellings like Allisson, Alysson and Alyson.

Rank in the year 2015

Allison was ranked #113 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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