Name Alison Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Alison


Alison is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Alison?

Alison is a French and English diminutive of the name Alice, which derived from Adelheid. It was already a common name in the Middle Ages in England, Scotland and France.

What does the name Alison mean?

Alison means “noble natured”, “of noble type” or “noble person” (from Old High German “adal” = noble + “heit” = kind/sort/type).

Pronunciation of Alison

Variants of the name Alison

Alisson Allison Allyson Alyson Alysson

Popularity of the name Alison

The name Alison is ranked #1253 overall.

Alison in the Top 50 Names

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