The first name Ali is ♀ female and ♂ male.
Ali is an Arabic masculine name. Especially known by Ali ibn Abi Talib, a son-in-law and cousin of Muhammad. Besides, Ali is a short form of names beginning with “Al-“, e.g. Alexandra, Alexander, Alison or Alistair and thus a unisex name.
Ali means “high”, “noble”, “lofty” or “sublime” (from Arabic “ʿalī/علي”). Deriving from e.g. Alexander or Alexandra, Ali means “defending men”.