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Name Alison

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Gender:female
Languages of use:French, English, Scottish
Diminutives:Allie, Ally
US 2015 rank:#338     ... 336:Addilyn, 337:Erin, 338:Alison, 339:Ainsley, 340:Raelyn ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Adison, Alisson, Allison, Alyson, Lison, Addison, Addison, Adyson, Albion, Alido     Details
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About Alison, the group of names with the same origin as Alison

Language of origin:Old French
Info about origin:originally a Medieval Norman/French pet form of Alice
 used almost exclusively in Scotland, until a revival during the 20th century
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Variants' top ranks:14:Alison England+Wales 1964,  30:Allison USA 2009,  186:Allyson USA 1998,  189:Allie USA 2010,  364:Alyson USA 1993,  417:Ally USA 1998,  420:Allisson USA 2008,  608:Alisson USA 2009,  895:Ellison USA 2014
Somehow related to:Alice
Name variants:Alison, Alisson, Allie, Allison, Allisson, Ally, Allyson, Alyson, Ellison   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 54,  1974 21,  1964 141954 53
FranceGraph2002 180,  1999 94,  1998 93,  1997 74
IrelandGraph2006 100,  2005 93,  2004 91,  2003 83,  2002 60,  2001 62,  2000 62,  1999 58,  1998 45
MaltaGraph2013 152012 22
Scotland 1998 92
Switzerland 1997 203
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 152,  1980-1989 1071970-1979 136
USA yearlyGraph2015 338,  2014 289,  2013 297,  2012 273,  2011 249,  2010 269,  2009 225,  2008 274,  2007 289,  2006 271,  2005 260,  2004 229,  2003 233,  2002 231,  2001 233,  2000 231,  1999 202,  1998 188,  1997 173,  1996 166,  1995 162,  1994 153,  1993 141
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