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


Ally is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Ally thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Ally?

The girl’s name Ally is a diminutive of several names beginning with “Al-“, e.g. Alice, Alison or Alexandra. In Scotland, it is a masculine name (a short form of Alistair).

What does the name Ally mean?

Ally means “noble natured”, “of noble type” or “noble person” (from Old High German “adal” = noble + “heit” = kind/sort/type) and “defending men”, “defender of men”, “defender of the people” or “protector of men” (from ancient Greek “aléxein/ἀλέξειν” = to defend/protect + “anēr/ἀνήρ” = man).

Pronunciation of Ally

Variants of the name Ally

Alli Allie

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Popularity of the name Ally

The name Ally is ranked #2497 overall.

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