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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alliston

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Alt. Meaning

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

L is for look, the way you look at life.

L is for little, the little things you do.

I is for independent, a balance between being overly reliant and alone

S is for sincere, a model of truth.

T is for tough, for you are not easily broken

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Notable Persons With the Last Name Alliston

Buddy Alliston is an american football player for the Canadian Football League and American Football League. He was most active from 1960 to 1960. Buddy was born on December 14th, 1933.


Cyril was born on November 1st, 1891. He left this life on July 21st, 1973.


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Popularity of Alliston as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alliston U.S.
  White 92.77% 64.26%
  African American 3.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alliston

People with the last name Alliston are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Alliston

  • How Popular is the name Alliston? As a last name Alliston was the 60,636th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Alliston first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Alliston is Monday, December 23rd, 1872.
  • How unique is the name Alliston? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Alliston. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Alliston: Your name in reverse order is Notsilla. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tslniloa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alliston? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 332 people with the last name Alliston.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alliston? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Alliston as their last name since less than 1 person in 909k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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Past life for Alliston born Jan 2, 1943

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Italy approximately on 575. Your profession was librarian, priest, and keeper of tribal relics.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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