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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alee

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adverb A*lee"
On or toward the lee, or the side away from the wind; the opposite of aweather. The helm of a ship is alee when pressed close to the lee side.

Etymology: Pref. a- + lee

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  1. On or toward the lee ("put the helm alee")
Wiktionary

a (“preposition”) +‎ lee

alee was also found in the following language(s): Alemannic German, Italian, Middle French, Old French, Romanian, and Spanish

Notable Persons Named Alee

Alee is a country music singer-songwriter. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Mandolin. She has been prominent since 2012. Alee was given the name Alexandra Adamoski on July 18th, 1992 in Edmonton.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Alee

Alee is a country music singer-songwriter. She plays Piano, Guitar, and Mandolin. She has been prominent since 2012. Alee was given the name Alexandra Adamoski on July 18th, 1992 in Edmonton.

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How popular is the baby name Alee in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1916 6 6 0
1917 8 8 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 11 11 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1926 7 7 0
1928 10 5 5
1933 5 5 0
1934 5 0 5
1936 6 6 0
1975 5 5 0
1980 5 0 5
1982 5 0 5
1986 7 7 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 14 6 8
1990 11 11 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 8 8 0
1994 16 8 8
1995 11 11 0
1996 15 9 6
1997 8 8 0
1998 13 13 0
1999 17 12 5
2000 11 11 0
2001 7 7 0
2002 20 14 6
2003 13 13 0
2004 18 13 5
2005 15 15 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 20 20 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 18 18 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 11 11 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 11 11 0
2014 12 12 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 12 7 5
2017 11 11 0

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Popularity of Alee as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alee U.S.
  White 36.30% 64.26%
  African American 18.49% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 31.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 4.11% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 9.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alee

People with the last name Alee are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Alee

  • How Popular is the name Alee? Alee is the 15,729th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alee was the 118,853rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alee have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 530 babies born with the first name Alee in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alee to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alee? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alee first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alee is Wednesday, December 6th, 1882.
  • What year had the most people named Alee born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alee was in 2007 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Alee: Your name in reverse order is Eela. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Laee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alee? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 146 people with the last name Alee.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alee? Alee is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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