Origin:German
Popularity:1347
Meaning:Noble
When someone, presumably a parent, rejected the often-used names Alison and Allison, the variant Allyson was born. And wow, does she come from a big family! The sisterhood began with German Alice, followed by Alison and Allison. Then Alyson, Alisson, and Allyson joined the clan during some creative moments over the last century. How to decide which one will suit baby best? Think about how traditional you want to be and go from there. With her name rooted in nobility, whichever spelling you choose is sure to be worthy of this bouncing baby girl.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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