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285k
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since 1880

Allison

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: German
  • Meaning: Son of the Noble One
  • #249 All Time
  • #38 in 2014
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109k Alison (English)

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1880606
1881909
1882909
188312012
1884707
188510010
1886505
1888505
1889707
189011011
1891909
1892808
1894606
1895808
189618018
1897606
1898707
1899707
1900909
1901707
1902909
190312012
1904606
1905707
1906808
190713013
19081468
1909909
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191131922
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191338731
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1915611348
1916912467
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1918843054
1919711952
1920802357
1921923260
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1929611348
1930651748
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1932622141
1933551540
1934752649
1935763145
1936773047
1937702545
1938602733
1939612833
1940592534
1941643232
1942753441
1943723834
1944864541
1945834736
19461338548
194714910247
194816413034
194918214537
195019515639
195129025139
195229925643
195331628234
195433429242
195537533936
195642340221
195750546738
19581,03398746
19591,1691,12445
19601,1241,07054
19611,2301,18248
19621,3611,31348
19631,4761,43442
19642,1332,08152
19653,0783,04335
19661,8021,76834
19671,4921,45438
19681,5651,53629
19691,6751,65223
19702,6562,62927
19713,0483,02028
19722,8222,80121
19732,9272,90621
19742,9862,96026#99 girl name
19753,3733,35320#89 girl name
19764,0644,03133#67 girl name
19774,2334,20726#66 girl name
19783,8923,86725#75 girl name
19794,4334,40825#70 girl name
19804,8964,86828#59 girl name
19814,9384,90335#57 girl name
19825,2005,17129#58 girl name
19834,9964,97125#59 girl name
19846,0636,03726#51 girl name
19857,0577,03027#46 girl name
19867,6217,57447#42 girl name
19877,3717,34130#44 girl name
19887,1767,14036#46 girl name
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19916,7866,77115#50 girl name
19926,9246,90420#48 girl name
19937,7427,72616#41 girl name
19948,1638,15013#34 girl name
19958,1478,12621#34 girl name
19967,4647,45311#38 girl name
19977,2837,2749#39 girl name
19987,8697,8618#38 girl name
19997,0337,02310#40 girl name
20006,3236,3149#44 girl name
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20045,8955,87124#40 girl name
20055,6445,63113#45 girl name
20065,5665,5606#47 girl name
20075,4555,4505#46 girl name
20086,2576,23819#32 girl name
20096,5896,57910#30 girl name
20105,8675,8589#38 girl name
20115,4635,45310#40 girl name
20125,4235,4158#38 girl name
20135,4375,42512#34 girl name
20145,4495,4409#38 girl name

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 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Allison" ranks #39 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 120 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2006. Across the entire United States a total of 5,566 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 accomplished, in all that you do.

L is for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

S is for serene, your calm time.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

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 south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Allison

Allison Janney

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

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Allison Mack

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

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Allison Holker

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

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Allison Munn

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

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Allison DuBois

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

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Allison Moorer

Allison Moorer is a musician and songwriter specializing in country, folk, rock, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1998 to present. Allison was born in 1972 as Allison Moorer.

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Past life for Allison born Jul 23, 1958

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 Thailand approximately on 1375. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Allison

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

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