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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Girl. Ranked #249 most popular

What does the name "Allison" mean?

Allison (German): Son of the Noble One

The name "Allison" is of German origin and it means "Son of the Noble One". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

L is for lucky, who is more?

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosilla". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Slaolin". How do you pronounce that?

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How popular is the name "Allison" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Allison? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 284,603 babies born with the name Allison in the United States. That's more than enough Allisons to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Allison" was in 1994 with a total of 8,150 babies. (That's a lot of baby Allisons)

According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Allison" is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 1942. Across the entire United States a total of only 75 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Allison popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Allison in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Allison

Allison Janney

Allison Janney is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1984 to present. Allison was born in 1960 as Allison Brooks Janney in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.


Allison Mack

Allison Mack is an actress, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1989 to present. Allison was born in 1982 in Preetz, West Germany.


Allison Holker

Allison Holker is a dancer. Allison was born in 1988 as Allison Renae Holker in Minnesota, United States.


Allison Munn

Allison Munn is an actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1999 to present. Allison was born in 1974 in Columbia, South Carolina, U.S.


Allison DuBois

Allison DuBois is a writer and medium. Allison was born in 1972 in Phoenix, Arizona.


Allison Smith

Allison was born in 1969.


Past life for Allison born Aug 1, 1999

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Romania approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.