Other Origin(s):German; French
Meaning:Son of Alan, son of Alexander, Alice's son; Noble
Allison is a gender-neutral baby name of German and Scottish origin. A variation of the name Alison, this baby name means “noble.” In the early 1200s, Allison was a popular surname that took over counties and towns like Berwickshire, Yorkshire, and Durham, meaning "son of Alan," "son of Alexander," or "Alice's son." Allison was also commonly associated with the adorable French nickname Aalis, and English first name Alice. Today, this abundant name has continued to journey across the globe and is found in the United States, Nigeria, and Australia. With a name as traveled as Allison, baby is sure to be both honest and humble.

Famous People Named Allison

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  • Allison Dubois
  • Allison Holker
  • Allison Janney
  • Allison Williams
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